The areas of Blackpool with a higher Covid case rate than the national average

Covid near me: The area of Blackpool with a case rate higher than the national average as booster jab efforts are ramped up

The latest Covid figures for Blackpool show several areas of the resort have a case rate significantly higher than the national average.

Tuesday, 2nd November 2021, 12:49 pm

In all, 6 wards have numbers far in excess of the average for England, which is a case rate of 442.5 per 100,000 people.

In Lancashire the average rate is 437.0, while in Blackpool the average case rate is lower than the national average at 402.5 per 100,000. But as the figures below show there are real discrepancies across the town.

It comes as the NHS delivered a record number of boosters last week. Around 1.7 million coronavirus booster jabs were given out – the highest weekly total yet, the NHS in England said.

Below are the latest case rates for all area of Blackpool, from highest to lowest rate.

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