The 10 Chesterfield areas where Covid infections rose in the second week of July as England’s ‘Freedom Day’ arrives

England’s so-called ‘Freedom Day’ has finally arrived but Covid cases are on the rise in many areas of Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 3:15 pm
The 10 areas of Chesterfield where Covid cases have risen. Image: Pixabay.

The latest government figures show 10 out of 13 neighbourhoods in Chesterfield saw a rise in infections in the latest seven-day period, the second week in July.

As restrictions on social distancing and mask wearing now lift in England we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people.

Spital and Hasland has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 148 per cent, from 198.2 on July 6 to 491.1 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.

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Central Chesterfield has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 143 per cent, from 217.3 on July 6 to 527.8 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Old Whittington has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 130 per cent, from 139.2 on July 6 to 320.1 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Boythorpe and Birdholme has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 127 per cent, from 167.9 on July 6 to 381.7 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
New Whittington has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 106 per cent, from 203.1 on July 6 to 418.9 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Brimington South has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 59 per cent, from 237.4 on July 6 to 377.1 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Ashgate and Brockwell has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 400 per cent, from 314.3 on July 6 to 440 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Staveley has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 30 per cent, from 290.3 on July 6 to 378.6 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Loundsley Green has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 16 per cent, from 242.3 on July 6 to 280.6 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.
Dunston has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 16 per cent, from 244.8 on July 6 to 283.4 on July 13, according to the latest Government figures. Image for illustrative purposes only.