The latest Covid data shows cases continuing to rise across Preston

Covid near me: Preston areas where infections rose the fastest in the past week as Nightingale surge hub is built and Omicron wave continues

The Omicron variant continues to cause coronavirus infection rates to hit record levels in the UK.

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 4:08 pm

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

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