Here are the neighbourhoods where Covid infections fell the fastest in the last seven days in South Ribble as lockdown is eased

Lockdown is gradually lifting in South Ribble and across England - but are coronavirus cases still falling everywhere?

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 10:35 am
Updated Friday, 2nd April 2021, 10:45 am
Here are the neighbourhoods where Covid infections fell the fastest in the last seven days in South Ribble as lockdown is eased

The latest figures show 11 out of 17 have seen a drop in infections in the latest seven-day period.

Now with shielding coming to an end and the stay at home message dropped, we reveal which neighbourhoods have seen the biggest drop in case rates per 100,000 people between 19 March and 26 March.

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Penwortham North has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 100%, from a rate of 93.3 on March 19 to a rate of 0 on March 26.

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Gregson Lane & Coupe Green has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 100%, from a rate of 81.5 on March 19 to a rate of 0 on March 26.
Penwortham South has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 100%, from a rate of 67.4 on March 19 to a rate of 0 on March 26.
New Longton & Hutton has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 100%, from a rate of 100.4 on March 19 to a rate of 0 on March 26.
Longton & Walmer Bridge has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 100%, from a rate of 36.0 on March 19 to a rate of 0 on March 26.
Bamber Bridge East has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 73%, from a rate of 161.5 on March 19 to a rate of 44.0 on March 26.
Seven Stars has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 63%, from a rate of 126.5 on March 19 to a rate of 47.4 on March 26.
Farington has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 58%, from a rate of 156.9 on March 19 to a rate of 65.4 on March 26.
Leyland North has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 44%, from a rate of 117.0 on March 19 to a rate of 65.0 on March 26.
Leyland South West has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 44%, from a rate of 140.9 on March 19 to a rate of 78.3 on March 26.
Lower Penwortham South has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 25%, from a rate of 68.6 on March 19 to a rate of 51.4 on March 26.