Fylde areas where Covid cases have risen as pupils returned to school

Covid in schools: The areas in Lytham, Freckleton, St Annes, Kirkham and across Fylde that have seen the biggest rise in infection rates as pupils went back to school

Covid infection rates have surged in most areas of Fylde since children returned to the classroom.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 4:55 am

Official figures from the UK Government show infection rates per 100,000 people in the North West increased from 317.7 to 318.4 between August 31 and September 14.

Meanwhile in Fylde, some neighbourhoods saw cases rise by more than 100% during the same period, with only one area seeing cases fall.

As the UK’s chief medical officers recommend vaccinating children aged 12 to 15, we can reveal where Covid cases have surged most since children returned to school in Fylde.

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