Covid cases are on the rise in Preston

Covid in Preston: Areas where infections rose the most in the last week as expert warns of autumn wave

Weekly coronavirus cases are continuing to rise across the UK, with the rolling seven-day average increasing for eight consecutive days to 339.3 per 100,000 people.

By Iain Lynn
Friday, 27th August 2021, 1:05 pm
Updated Friday, 27th August 2021, 1:14 pm

Professor Neil Ferguson, an epidemiologist from Imperial College London and former member of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE), has predicted a “large wave” in Autumn after pupils begin mixing in schools.

Here are the neighbourhoods where Covid cases rose or fell the most in the seven days to 20 August/22 August.

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