The Blackpool areas where Covid rates have risen as lockdown easing is delayed.

16 out of 19 areas of Blackpool have shown a rise in Covid cases in the second week of June - here are the latest figures

Covid restrictions in Blackpool and the Fylde coast are now expected to be in place until 19 July.

Monday, 21st June 2021, 1:10 pm

Although case rates have predominantly fallen across the country, areas of Lancashire and the North West have seen cases rise in recent weeks.

The latest figures show 16 out of 19 Blackpool neighbourhoods still saw a rise in infections in the latest seven-day period, the second week in June.

Blackpool recorded 363 cases in the seven days to 15 June, a rate of 260.3 per 100,000 people.

As the country looks set to stay with restrictions for another month, we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people between 08 and 15 June.

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