These are the areas of Preston where Covid infections are on the increase as lockdown begins to lift

Lockdown is gradually lifting in Preston and across England - but there are still some areas where coronavirus cases are rising.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 9:05 am
These are the areas of Preston were Covid infections are on the increase as lockdown begins to lift

Lockdown is gradually lifting in Preston and across England - but there are still some areas where coronavirus cases are rising.

The latest figures show 9 out of 17 have seen an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period.

Now with shielding coming to an end and the stay at home message dropped, we reveal which neighbourhoods have seen the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people between 19 March and 26 March.

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Fulwood has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 17%, from a rate of 67.80 on March 19 to 79.1 on March 26.

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Preston Town Centre has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 64%, from a rate of 100.9 on March 19 to 165.1 on March 26.
Brookfield & Holme Slack has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 69%, from a rate of 157.30 on March 19 to 265.4 on March 26.
Frenchwood & Fishwick has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 71%, from a rate of 75.0 on March 19 to 128.6 on March 26.
Ribbleton has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 91%, from a rate of 107.60 on March 19 to 205.5 on March 26.
St George's has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 100%, from a rate of 41.6 on March 19 to 83.1 on March 26.
Moor Park has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 133%, from a rate of 42 on March 19 to 98 on March 26.
Ashton-on-Ribble & Larches has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 300%, from a rate of 28.01 on March 19 to 112.5 on March 26.
Cadley & College has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise from a rate of 0 on March 19 to 114.2 on March 26.