Covid infection rates in every district of Derbyshire revealed in council report

Covid-19 infection rates for every district in Derbyshire have been revealed in a new report by council leaders.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 7:00 am
Covid-19 infection rates for each of Derbyshire's districts have been revealed.

Derbyshire County Council’s Weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report records the rates for each area over the period of February 13 to February 19.

Health leaders have urged people to continue following lockdown rules while the vaccination roll-out and community testing continued.

“The vaccination programme is a big step forward in the fight against the illness but everyone needs to carry on with the basics – hands, face, space – and continue to follow the rules,” a spokesperson for NHS Derby and Derbyshire CCG said.

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Erewash recorded an infection rate of 230 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.

"Official figures up to February 7 showed 92.5 per cent of people aged over 70 in Derbyshire had received a vaccination, which was the top performance for any system across the Midlands and the second best in England.

“Testing is another vital element and Derbyshire County Council have opened a number of community testing sites across Derbyshire to help combat the spread of coronavirus in our communities.”

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South Derbyshire recorded an infection rate of 187 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Chesterfield recorded an infection rate of 172 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Amber Valley recorded an infection rate of 149 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Bolsover district recorded an infection rate of 140 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.
North East Derbyshire recorded an infection rate of 129 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.
High Peak recorded an infection rate of 123 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Derbyshire Dales recorded an infection rate of 74 per 100,000 during the period of February 13 to 19, according to figures by Derbyshire County Council in its weekly Covid-19 Surveillance Report. Image for illustrative purposes only.