Scenes in Preston at the weekend.Scenes in Preston at the weekend.
Scenes in Preston at the weekend.

Covid near me: Preston coronavirus hotspots where infections rising the fastest in the past week

Coronavirus infection rates continue to rise across the UK and in Preston, official figures show.

Across the UK, there were 521,602 positive test results in the week to December 16, up 51% from the week before.

The average rate of infection in Lancashire as of December 16 is 488.5 per 100,000 people, an increase of 56.2% on the previous week.

At neighbourhood level, Covid-19 case rates have been published for the week to December 16.

Here are the neighbourhoods in Preston with the biggest rise in case rates in the past week.

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