The areas of Derbyshire where Covid rates are rising or falling as June 21 'freedom day' approaches
These are the latest coronavirus positivity figures for areas of Derbyshire over the latest seven-day period as ‘freedom day’ approaches.
There have been calls by scientists to delay the June 21 ‘freedom day’, when restrictions across England will be lifted, until at least July due to concerns over the Delta Variant of the virus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce the Government’s decision on Monday, June 14.
More than a dozen council areas in England, all in the North West, have surpassed a safe limit on Covid test positivity rates set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for governments considering relaxing lockdowns.
Here are the positivity rates for the districts of Derbyshire, in the week up to June 2, showing rising and falling cases per 100,000 people.