The Blackpool areas where Covid rates are rising the fastest in the last week

Covid near me: Blackpool areas where Covid infections rose the fastest in the past week and the highest rates of infection as pupils return to school

The Omicron variant continues to cause coronavirus infection rates to hit record levels in the UK.

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 10:40 am
Updated Thursday, 6th January 2022, 11:04 am

There were 1.07 million positive test results in the week to December 30, up 34% from the week before, official figures show.

In Blackpool, South Shore has the highest infection rate in the area, with 2523.9 cases per 100,000 people, followed by Queenstown & Layton, with 2471.9 cases per 100,000.

At neighbourhood level, Covid-19 case rates have been published for the week to December 30.

Here are the neighbourhoods in Blackpool with the biggest rise in case rates in the past week.

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