These are the areas of Chesterfield where Covid rates rose fastest in the week up to August 20. Image: Pixabay.

Covid in Chesterfield: Neighbourhoods where infections rose the most in the last week as expert warns of autumn wave

Weekly coronavirus cases are continuing to rise across the UK – with the rolling seven-day average increasing for eight consecutive days to 339.3 per 100,000 people.

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 4:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th August 2021, 4:25 pm

Professor Neil Ferguson, an epidemiologist from Imperial College London and former member of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE), has predicted a “large wave” in the autumn after pupils begin mixing in schools.

Much of Chesterfield is seeing an increase in infections too.

Analysis by NationalWorld’s data team shows Covid cases rose in nine out of the area’s 13 neighbourhoods in the week to August 20.

Here are the neighbourhoods where Covid cases rose the most in the seven days to August 20.

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