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The 5 Sandwell neighbourhoods with the highest rise in Covid cases in the last week

The Sandwell neighbourhoods with the highest number of Covid-19 cases according to the latest NHS data (for the week up to 30 December)

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 11:42 am

The Omicron variant continues to cause coronavirus infection rates to hit record levels in the UK. There were 1.07 million positive test results in the week to December 30, up 34% from the week before, official figures show.

At a regional level, Northern Ireland has the highest infection rates in the UK, with 2252 cases per 100,000 people, followed by Wales, with 2198 cases per 100,000.

Scotland has the lowest rate, with 1113 cases per 100,000.

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

Here are the neighbourhoods in Sandwell with the highest case rates right now.

Wednesbury had the highest case rate in Sandwell, with a rate of cases of 1592.9 per 100,000 at on the week up to 30 December.

This was a rise of 237.5% on the previous week.

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