There were 1.07 million positive test results in the week to December 30, up 34% from the week before, official figures show.
In Preston, Lea and Marina has the highest infection rate with 2,479.2 cases per 100,000 people, followed by Broughton and Wychnor with 2,323.8.
Here are the neighbourhoods in Preston with the biggest rise in case rates in the past week as the Nightingale surge hub is built at the Royal Preston Hospital. Want to see fewer ads? Subscribers to the Lancashire Post get access to the ad-lite version of our website, which features 70% fewer ads and faster load times for a better experience. Find out more