These Leeds areas had the worst Covid infection rates in the last week

The rate of new coronavirus infections in Leeds is now falling week-on-week.

Friday, 22nd January 2021, 11:46 am
These 13 Leeds areas recorded the highest Covid infection rates in the latest figures (Image: Gov.UK)

The infection rate, the number of new cases per 100,000 people, was recorded at 286.8 in the seven days to January 17. It's down from 323.5 the previous week. While the rate is showing a positive downward trend, infection rates vary across the Middle Super Output Areas (MSOA) in Leeds - a geographic measure of approximately 8,000 people. These 13 Leeds neighbourhoods had the highest infection rates in the city in the seven days to January 16, the latest available figures. All images are for illustrative purposes only.

Moor Allerton had 42 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 669 per 100,000 people. It's up 90.9% from the previous week.
Primley Park & Wigton Moor had 43 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 568.3 per 100,000 people. It's up 79.2% from the previous week.

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Farnley West & Gamble Hill had 32 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 543.8 per 100,000 people. It's up 113.3% from the previous week.
Chapel Allerton South & Chapeltown had 55 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 538.4 per 100,000 people. It's down 1.8% from the previous week.
Swarcliffe had 38 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 538.9 per 100,000 people. It's up 58.3% from the previous week.
Colton, Austhorpe & Whitkirk had 27 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 497.5 per 100,000 people. It's up 17.4% from the previous week.
Rothwell Outer had 41 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 494.9 per 100,000 people. It's down 12.8% from the previous week.
Alwoodley had 35 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 484.9 per 100,000 people. It's down 2.8% from the previous week.
Bramley Park North had 25 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 484.9 per 100,000 people. It's up 78.6% from the previous week.
Hollin Park & Fearnville had 35 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 476.5 per 100,000 people. It's up 52.2% from the previous week.
New Farnley & Lower Wortley had 31 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 442.6 per 100,000 people. It's up 29.2% from the previous week.
Carr Manor had 34 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 441.4 per 100,000 people. It's down 5.6% from the previous week.
Headingley had 42 new cases in the seven days to January 16 - that’s a rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people. It's up 50% from the previous week.