We've looked at how Covid data in South RIbble has changed since schools went back

Covid in schools: The area of South Ribble that saw a more than 150% rise in infection rates as pupils returned

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

By Adam Lord
Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 11:39 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 11:40 am

According to official figures from the UK Government, Lostock Hall saw positive infection rates per 100,000 people rise by 164% between August 31 and September 14, with two others increasing by 50% or more. Seven 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 South Ribble.

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