Will England reopen on June 21? The Leeds areas where Covid rates are highest as variant concerns grow

Lockdown is gradually lifting in Leeds and across England - but there are some areas where coronavirus cases are higher than others.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 12:02 pm
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And although case rates have predominantly fallen across the country, there are still concerns the roadmap out of lockdown could be threatened by the Delta variant.

The latest figures show 38 out of 107 saw an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period, the last week of May.

Now as the country prepares to ‘unlock’ on 21 June, we reveal which neighbourhoods had the highest case rates per 100,000 people between May 21 and 28.

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Hollin Park and Fearnville had a rate of 149.8 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise of 57% from a rate of 95.3 on May 21.
Bramley Fall had a rate of 127.6 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a fall by 11% from a rate of 143.5 on May 21. (photo: Google)
Bramley Park South had a rate of 122.9 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise of 40% from a rate of 87.8 on May 21.
Headingley had a rate of 105.1 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise from a rate of 0-2 cases on May 21.
Pudsey South West had a rate of 103.4 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise from a rate of 0-2 cases on May 21.
Rodley and Stanningley Park had a rate of 99.2 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise of 100% from a rate of 49.6 on May 21.
Tingley West and West Ardsley had a rate of 99.2 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise of 100% from a rate of 49.6 on May 21.
Morley Central had a rate of 93.2 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise of 100% from a rate of 46.6 on May 21
East End Park and Richmond Hill had a rate of 92.5 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a fall of 17% from a rate of 111.0 on May 21.
Kirkstall had a rate of 87.8 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise from a rate of 0-2 cases on May 21.
Osmondthorpe and Neville Hill had a rate of 81.7 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, which was the same as on May 21.
Meanwood South had a rate of 81.0 cases per 100,000 people on May 28, a rise of 25% from a rate of 64.8 on May 21.