We've looked at how Covid data in South RIbble has changed since schools went back

Covid in schools: The area of South Ribble that saw a more than 150% rise in infection rates as pupils returned

Covid infection rates have surged in some areas of South Ribble since children returned to the classroom.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 11:39 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 11:40 am

According to official figures from the UK Government, Lostock Hall saw positive infection rates per 100,000 people rise by 164% between August 31 and September 14, with two others increasing by 50% or more. Seven areas saw a decline.

As the UK’s chief medical officers recommend vaccinating children aged 12 to 15, we can reveal where Covid cases have surged most since children returned to school in South Ribble.

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