Chesterfield, at 42nd place, recorded a positive case rate of 263 per 100,000 on August 28, followed by 331 on September 3 - a 26 per cent increase

Covid cases: the Derbyshire areas with the biggest increase in coronavirus infections in the last week

Latest figures show 264 - or 69 per cent - of local authorities have seen a rise in infection rates per 100,000 of the population between August 28 and September 3.

Friday, 10th September 2021, 2:10 pm

Below are the rates for Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire and other Derbyshire district council areas.

Notably, Chesterfield saw a 26 per cent rise with 68 more cases while North East Derbyshire’s rate fell by five per cent – with 15 fewer cases.

More than 80 per cent of the adult population in the UK is now fully vaccinated against Covid but infection rates are still rising across the country.

However, just over 100 councils have seen a drop in infection rates for the same period.

Page 1 of 2