Figures from Public Health England show the seven-day rolling rate of new cases

These are the Preston areas with the highest infection rates as lockdown begins

Earlier this week reported that infections rates had fallen in every part of Lancashire, with Rossendale, Blackpool, Ribble Valley, West Lancashire, Burnley and Lancaster seeing the biggest rate change.

By Colin Ainscough
Thursday, 5th November 2020, 11:55 am
Updated Thursday, 5th November 2020, 11:58 am

Preston has 7 neighbourhoods with a coronavirus rate of over 400 new cases in every 100,000 people according to the latest Public Health England data.

Figures from Public Health England show the seven-day rolling rate of new cases up to 30 October 2020.

The infection rate across Preston as of 30 October 2020, ranges from 261.0 per 100,000 people, to above 900 in one area.

The 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, the government health body have said.

Images are used for illustrative purposes only and are not linked to the data in the article.

Below are the latest infection rates for each area of the city, from lowest to highest.

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