Covid in Chesterfield and Derbyshire: Are we in a better or worse situation than last Christmas? Image: Pixabay.

Covid in Chesterfield and Derbyshire: Are we in a better or worse situation than last Christmas?

The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across the UK and the Prime Minister is said to be considering the introduction of tough new restrictions on socialising – a situation reminiscent of last Christmas.

By Tim Paget
Tuesday, 21st December 2021, 1:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st December 2021, 7:45 pm

However, the country is in a very different position than it was last December.

The vaccine rollout has had a huge impact on the number of deaths and hospitalisations, although cases are surging across the country, including in areas of Derbyshire.

Based on analysis of UK Government data we reveal how the pandemic has changed in Derbyshire areas over the last year.

The analysis covers the time period December 13, 2020 to December 13, 2021.

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