Some areas of Chorley have seen a real rise in Covid rates since schools returnedSome areas of Chorley have seen a real rise in Covid rates since schools returned
Some areas of Chorley have seen a real rise in Covid rates since schools returned

Covid in schools: Two Chorley areas saw 200% rise in infection rates as pupils returned

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

According to official figures from the UK Government, two neighbourhoods saw positive infection rates per 100,000 people rise by 200% between August 31 and September 14, with three others increasing by 100% or more. Five 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 Chorley.

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