Sharp rise in local Covid-19 cases in week leading up to Christmas

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The latest figures have been released showing that all local areas have seen a significant increase in Covid-19 cases compared to the previous week.

The map, produced by Public Health England, has been updated to show where the new coronavirus cases have been recorded during the 7 day period ending December 24th.

The map breaks down areas by 'middle super output areas' and shows that the infection rate in all parts of Wilmslow have increased and in Wilmslow Town and Lacey Green and Wilmslow Park cases have more than doubled.

These latest figures from Public Health England show the number of cases during the 7 day period and the infection rate per 100,000 people.

• Alderley Edge and Chelford – 26 314.1 (85.7%)

• Handforth and Dean Row – 38 349.6 (11.8%)

• Mobberley, Plumley and High Legh – 40 334.3 (48.1%)

• Wilmslow Town – 26 370.9 (116.7%)

• Lacey Green and Wilmslow Park - 27 408.9 (145.5%)

• Fulshaw Park and Lindow - 11 373.4 (68.8%)

• Prestbury and Adlington - 22 430.1 (214.3%)

% = change from previous 7 day period.

During this seven day period, Cheshire East had 272 cases, which represents a 42.2% increase on the previous 7 days. The infection rate per 100,000 is 238.4.

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