Covid infection rates have risen across all areas of Chesterfield, according to the latest Government figures. Image: Pixabay.

The latest Covid situation in Chesterfield as six neighbourhoods report infection rates of more than 1,000

Coronavirus infection rates have risen in every area of Chesterfield in the past week, according to the latest Government figures.

Wednesday, 29th December 2021, 3:01 pm

The infection rate, the number of people per 100,000 of the population who have had at least one positive test result in the most recent seven-day period to December 23, currently stands at 992.1.

All areas of Chesterfield saw a rise in cases and there were six neighourhoods where the rate of new infections is in excess of 1,000 cases per 100,000.

New Whittington, Hollingwood and Barrow Hill had the highest increase in cases, where there was a rise of 225.9 per cent on the previous week followed by Central Chesterfield and Stonegravels, where cases went up by 123.1 per cent.

The highest case rate was also in Chesterfield and Stonegravels, with 1,191.3 per 100,000.

Here is the situation in every area of Chesterfield during the latest period, which covers the week up to December 23.

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