These are the areas of Preston, Chorley and South Ribble with an infection rate higher than 400

Scientists and medical experts have urged caution as Boris Johnson prepares to tear up England’s coronavirus rules on July 19.

Monday, 5th July 2021, 1:38 pm
These are the areas of Preston, Chorley and South Ribble with an infection rate of more than 400.

The Prime Minister is expected to tell people later today that it will be left to their judgment how to reduce the risk posed by the virus, rather than expecting the Government to set out restrictions in law.

The approach is expected to mean that from “freedom day” in a fortnight’s time, face masks will no longer be required in many settings and social distancing restrictions will be removed in pubs and restaurants.

The latest figures show that 18 neighbourhoods in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble recorded a rate of higher than 400 per 100,000 in the latest seven-day period, the last week in June.

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25 new cases were recorded, an increase of 4.2%k. The current rolling rate is 407.6.

As restrictions stay in place for a few more weeks, we reveal which neighbourhoods had the highest rates per 100,000 people between 22 and 29 June.

32 new cases were recorded, an increase of 18.5%. The current rolling rate is 425.8.
44 new cases were recorded, an increase of 33.3%. The current rolling rate is 432.6.
43 new cases were recorded, an decrease of 7.5%. The current rolling rate is 436.7.
29 new cases were recorded, an increase of 38.1%. The current rolling rate is 438.5.
37 new cases were recorded, an decrease of 9.8%. The current rolling rate is 442.1.
36 new cases were recorded, an increase of 28.6%. The current rolling rate is 446.0.
33 new cases were recorded, an increase of 6.5%. The current rolling rate is 456.0.
44 new cases were recorded, an decrease of 15.4%. The current rolling rate is 466.2.
36 new cases were recorded, an increase of 80%. The current rolling rate is 470.6.
35 new cases were recorded, an increase of 118.8%. The current rolling rate is 474.4.
31 new cases were recorded, an increase of 34.8%. The current rolling rate is 475.9.
37 new cases were recorded, an increase of 15.6%. The current rolling rate is 480.9.
46 new cases were recorded, an increase of 84%. The current rolling rate is 492.9.
34 new cases were recorded, an increase of 25.9%. The current rolling rate is 515.2.
39 new cases were recorded, an increase of 105.3%. The current rolling rate is 610.4.
41 new cases were recorded, an increase of 173.3%. The current rolling rate is 648.1.
72 new cases were recorded, an increase of 53.2%. The current rolling rate is 668.3.