Derbyshire Ranks For New Covid-19 Cases

New figures have shown which Derbyshire areas recorded newest cases of coronavirus last week.

Public Health England lists the number of new Covid-19 cases recorded by every local authority, with the nine Derbyshire districts among those ranked.

Over all Derbyshire is ranked 33rd out of 149 regions with Derby coming in at 46th and Sheffield at 121.

The figure does mark a slight decrease in some areas while others have stayed the same for over 14 days.

High Peak is the Derbyshire district with the second highest number of new cases, with eight recorded, up from six the previous week.

The local area which saw the lowest number of new cases last week was South Derbyshire, with one, followed by Derbyshire Dales, with two.

The full list of local data below shows the seven-day rate per 100,000 people for the week up to August 22, with new confirmed cases in brackets.

The second set of numbers show the same, but for the week up until August 15.

The list has been compiled by the PA news agency and is based on Public Health England data published on August 25 on the Government's coronavirus online dashboard.

Here is the list for Derbyshire local authorities:

Cases rankings for Derbyshire areas:

Key: first number cases per 100,000 up to August 22, (total number of new cases in that district), equivalent figures for previous week.

  1. High Peak 8.6 (8), 6.5 (6)

  2. Derby 7.8 (20), 11.7 (30)

  3. Erewash 6.1 (7), 5.2 (6)

  4. Amber Valley 5.5 (7), 4.7 (6)

  5. North East Derbyshire 3.9 (4), 6.9 (7)

  6. Bolsover 3.7 (3), 5.0 (4)

  7. Chesterfield 2.9 (3), 7.6 (8)

  8. Derbyshire Dales 2.8 (2), 0.0 (0)

  9. South Derbyshire 0.9 (1), 5.6 (6)

Locally, the number of Covid-related deaths since the start of the pandemic are as follows:

  1. Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust - 523

  2. Chesterfield Royal Hospital - 132

  3. Derbyshire Community Health Services - 18

  4. Derbyshire Healthcare - 2

The figures are based on tests carried out in Public Health England labs and NHS hospitals as well as from the wider community, such as care homes. These are known as pillar one and pillar two data, respectively.

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Published: 28/08/2020 By: Radio Rewind Newsroom