Covid cases on the rise in Preston

Covid near me: The areas in Preston where Covid-19 cases are on the rise - including areas with 450% increase and those where cases are still almost non-existent

The number of Covid infections across Preston increased in the last week, as fears of a third wave continue to grow.

By Colin Ainscough
Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 3:26 pm

Covid-19 infections in Preston had been falling since March 21, however, during the first week of June there has been a rise in the number of infections.

According to the latest government data, Preston recorded a rate of 97.8 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to June 9 – with 141 people testing positive for the virus, an increase of 116.9% in the last seven days.

Data for the last five days is unavailable as it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Here we reveal the areas of Preston with the biggest increase in Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to June 8.

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