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Revealed: The Isle Of Wight Areas With 'Above Average' Coronavirus Levels

Sandown and Brading were the areas with the highest levels of coronavirus on the Isle of Wight as 2020 drew to a close.

In the week leading up to December 31, the two areas saw 91 tests come back as positive - a 581.2% rise compared to the previous week. 

As Isle of Wight Radio previously reported, the Government's interactive map shows the seven–day rolling rate of infections regionally.

Having recorded a total of 109 cases, Sandown and Brading are ranked above the national average. Their case rate has risen to 1,155.9 per 100,000.

Also high on the list are Shanklin Central and Lake (994.5), Ryde South (866.7) and Cowes West, Gurnard and Northwood (836.4).

The Yarmouth and Freshwater ward is the lowest on the list, with a rolling rate of 189.7 per 100,000.

According to the Government data, the Isle of Wight's case rate is also above the national average at 687.7 per 100,000.

The Island recorded a further 55 cases of coronavirus yesterday (Tuesday). It takes the overall number of cases here, since the pandemic began, to 2,783.

Figures show there have been a total of 111 coronavirus-related deaths on the Isle of Wight.

You can find out how your area fares by using the Government's interactive map, here.


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