Interactive map shows Nottingham’s Covid hotspots two weeks after students returning

The latest government data shows the two Covid hotspots in Nottingham two weeks on from students returning for the start of the academic year.

And while cases have risen in Nottingham over recent days, different areas of the city are reporting significantly different infection rates.

The case rate per 100,000 people for seven day period ending on September 25 in the city was 253.6, with 855 cases in total. This is up 19.1 per cent on the last set of figures.

City centre & Trent Bridge and St Ann’s West had rates of less than 100 cases per 100,000 people, with only six cases being recorded in St Ann’s West.

And just two neighbourhoods had a rate of above 500 per 100,000 people, which is above the current national average of 333.9 in England.

The area with the highest rate in Nottingham was Wollaton Park as of the seven days leading up to September 25, with a rate of 581.4 per 100,000 and a total 41 cases, which was a 86 per cent increase.

The only other area with a rate of 500 in the city was Wilford & Silverdale which recorded a rate of 520.7 per 100,000 in the same time period. There were 32 cases in total, which was a 100 per cent increase on the previous figures.

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