Rate of Covid-19 cases continues to fall across Leamington, Kenilworth and Warwick - here are the figures compared to the start of lockdown

The overall figure for Warwickshire has seen a 26 per cent fall, which means we are heading in the right direction

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 10:49 am

The rate of Covid-19 cases has continued to fall across across Leamington, Kenilworth and Warwick.

The latest Government figures cover the seven-day period up to February 26 and show a steady decline in positive cases.

These numbers show the Warwick district now has a rate of 82.1 cases per 100,000 people, slightly above the national average.

The lighter the colour on this map, the lower the rate of Covid cases. The Warwick district is outlined in black.

This time last month it had a rate of 157 - and two months ago when lockdown had just started, it had a rate of 383.3.

While the decline in cases over the past two weeks has slowed, it is still heading in the right direction - for both the Warwick district and Warwickshire.

Over the past 24 hours, Public Health England figures show there were 82 new cases across the county.

Overall, 29,782 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Warwickshire since the pandemic began.

Sadly, one new coronavirus death was recorded at South Warwickshire Trust between Monday and Tuesday.

Overall, NHS England figures show 289 people have died in hospital at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust since the beginning of the pandemic.

In terms of positive cases over the latest seven-day period, Stratford continues to have the lowest rate in the county with 71.5 cases per 100,000 - which is the national average.

Here are the figures for the five county boroughs and districts covering the seven-day period up to February 26

Rolling rate is the rate of cases per 100,000 people.

Stratford-on-Avon

Total cases: 93

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 30 (-24.4%)

Rolling rate: 71.5

Warwick

Total cases: 118

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 25 (-17.5%)

Rolling rate: 82.1

Rugby

Total cases: 129

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 43 (-25.0%)

Rolling rate: 118.4

Nuneaton and Bedworth

Total cases: 158

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 71 (-31.0%)

Rolling rate: 121.6

North Warwickshire

Total cases: 110

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 46 (-29.5%)

Rolling rate: 168.5

OVERALL

Warwickshire

Total cases: 608

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 215 (-26.1%)

Rolling rate: 105.2