Here are the Mansfield areas where Covid infections rose the fastest over the past week

The Omicron variant continues to cause coronavirus infection rates to hit record levels in the UK.

Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 5:02 pm

There were 1.07 million positive test results in the week to December 30, up 34 per cent from the week before, official figures show.

At a regional level, Northern Ireland has the highest infection rates in the UK, with 2,252 cases per 100,000 people, followed by Wales, with 2,198 cases per 100,000. Scotland has the lowest rate, with 1,113 cases per 100,000.

At neighbourhood level, Covid-19 case rates have been published for the week to December 30.

Mansfield is now 144th in UK’s ranking by biggest rise in past week (where 1 = biggest rise). It saw 1,689.1 new cases per 100,000 in the week up to December 30.

The number of new cases in the same time was 1,847, which represented a 58.8 percentage change in new cases over a week.

In the previous week (to December 23) Mansfield was ranked 130th in the UK, when the rate of new cases per 100,000 in the week to December 23 was 1,077.3 and the number of new cases in the week to December 23 was 1,178.

Here are the ward areas in Mansfield with the biggest rise in case rates over the past seven days up to December 30.

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