The coronavirus positivity rate for every part of Derbyshire has been revealed. Image: Pixabay.

Covid positivity rate: The Derbyshire areas where the most people are testing positive for coronavirus

Nearly 300 councils in England are recording a test positivity rate of more than five per cent meaning the coronavirus is no longer under control – but what is the situation in Derbyshire?

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 1:23 pm

Covid infections are surging across England with the latest data from the UK Government revealing high test positivity rates across the country.

The latest figures reveal 294 councils across England, or 93 per cent, have recorded a positive test rate of over five per cent over the seven days to September 9.

That’s the proportion of people tested who got a positive result.

The World Health Organisation has set a five per cent threshold for determining if the pandemic is under control.

The figures show just 16 councils have recorded a positive test rate of below five per cent.

Here we reveal the coronavirus positivity rate in each district of Derbyshire outside Derby city.

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