This is where Covid cases in Preston are falling fastest and still rising in the third week of June as ‘Freedom Day’ approaches

The countdown is on until Covid restrictions in Preston are lifted on the 19 July.

Friday, 2nd July 2021, 10:01 am
Updated Friday, 2nd July 2021, 10:02 am
Preston areas where Covid rates are rising & falling as ‘Freedom Day’ approaches

Although case rates have predominantly fallen across the country in the last few months, in recent weeks some areas have seen coronavirus cases increase.

The latest figures show that 8 neighbourhoods still saw a rise in infections, while 8 areas of the city saw cases fall in the latest seven-day period, the third week in June.

Preston recorded 469 cases in the seven days to 25 June, a rate of 327.7 per 100,000 people.

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Broughton & Wychnor has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 48%, from 574.5 to 300.9

As restrictions stay in place for a few more weeks, we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people between 18 and 25 June.

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St George's has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 33%, from 415.7 to 277.1
Ribbleton has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 26%, from 371.8 to 273.9
Grimsargh & Goosnargh has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 25%, from 436.2 to 327.2
Cadley & College has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 15%, from 253.9 to 215.8
Preston Town Centre has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 6%, from 330.3 to 311.8
Lea & Marina has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 4%, from 353.1 to 337.7
Haslam Park has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 3%, from 469.8 to 454.6
Ingol has seen rates of positive Covid remain the same, with a rate of 232.5
Moor Park has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 6%, from 252 to 266
St Matthew's has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 12%, from 287.6 to 322.1
Fulwood has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 16%, from 282.4 to 327.5
Longsands has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 33%, from 272.2 to 362.9
Brookfield & Holme Slack has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 42%, from 255.6 to 363.7
Ashton-on-Ribble & Larches has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 42%, from 243.8 to 347
Plungington & University has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 82%, from 222.6 to 405.5
Frenchwood & Fishwick has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 125%, from 171.4 to 385.7