These are the Preston, Chorley and South Ribble areas that have recorded a rise in cases in the last week

The latest Government data has revealed where cases of Covid were still rising across Preston, Chorley and South Ribble as the region moved into Tier 3.

Wednesday, 9th December 2020, 11:10 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th December 2020, 11:23 am
Preston, Chorley and South Ribble

The figures, from Public Health England, show which neighbourhoods saw an increase in cases for the seven days to December 3, 2020.

Preston, Chorley and South Ribble moved into Tier 3 along with the rest of Lancashire following the national lockdown on December 2.

Seven–day rates are expressed per 100,000 population and are calculated by dividing the seven day count by the area population and multiplying by 100,000.

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17 new cases were recorded in Chorley South West, up 13.3% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 180.1 which is above the national average.

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Below are all the areas in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble that recorded an increase in cases, listed from lowest to highest percentage increase.

15 new cases were recorded in Broughton & Wychnor, up 15.4% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 205.2 which is above the national average.
14 new cases were recorded in Coppull, up 16.7% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 167.3 which is above the national average.
30 new cases were recorded in Brookfield & Holme Slack, up 20% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 294.9 which is above the national average.
23 new cases were recorded in Clayton-le-Woods, up 21.1% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 246.3 which is above the national average.
15 new cases were recorded in Ribbleton, up 25% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 146.8 which is above the national average.
34 new cases were recorded in Croston & Mawdesley, up 25.9% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 421.2 which is above the national average.
​6 new cases were recorded in Ingol, up 50% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 99.6 which is below the national average.
17 new cases were recorded in Chorley Town & South, up 60% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 162.5 which is above the national average.
25 new cases were recorded in Ashton-on-Ribble & Larches, up 66.7% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 234.4 which is above the national average.
7 new cases were recorded in Bamber Bridge West, up 75% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 128.4 which is above the national average.
19 new cases were recorded in Grimsargh & Goosnargh, up 280% in the seven days to December 3, 2020. The current rolling rate is 296.0 which is above the national average.