Coronavirus cases continue to be high in the local district.

Chichester district areas where Covid infections rose the fastest in the past week

Coronavirus cases have stopped falling across the UK and have levelled off at a high rate, official figures show.

By Sam Pole
Friday, 28th January 2022, 12:26 pm

There were 634,026 cases in the week ending January 21, a 0.2 per cent rise on the number seen the week before.

It is double the number of cases the UK saw in the last week of November, before the Omicron wave.

The flat national picture disguises huge regional variations, with cases up by 26 per cent in a week in Northern Ireland and 20% in the South East of England but down by 21 per cent in Scotland and 15 per cent in the North East.

Case numbers include positive lateral flow tests in England and Northern Ireland but exclude them in Scotland and Wales, making comparisons across the UK nations difficult.

At neighbourhood level, Covid-19 case rates have been published to show cases from January 13 to January 20

Here are the neighbourhoods in the Chichester district with the biggest rise in case rates in the past week.

The flat national picture disguises huge regional variations, with cases up by 26 per cent in a week in Northern Ireland and 20% in the South East of England but down by 21 per cent in Scotland and 15 per cent in the North East.

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