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PremierLeague-News.Com- The city remains in the top 20 places for Covid infection rates
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Peterborough remains in the top 20 worst affected places for Covid in England. The infection rate in the city slightly increased the seven days up to April 26, the most recent data available. It means the city is ranked 14th worst for infection rates out of 315 local districts in England., although the city's actual rate did not increase all that much. Peterborough went from a rate of 45 up to 47.5, which was an increase in total cases from 91 to 96. Neighbouring Cambridge has experienced a similar change to its infection, which remains higher than Peterborough's. Ranked 11th in England, Cambridge went from an infection rate of 50.5 up to 52.9, with reported cases going from 63 to 66 in that seven day period. In terms of rankings, both cities are doing better than they were a week before, but this is due to a number of outbreaks in districts that were previously low and not because either city has seen an improvement in its rate of infection. You can find out how many cases there are in your local area in the widget below: Although the increases in both cities is fairly minimal, and last year would not be high enough to cause either to be moved into a stricter tier, they are still slowly increasing. Just over half the local districts in England (160 districts of 315, 51 per cent) have actually seen a decrease in their infection rates in the same time period, while 140 (44 per cent) saw an increase and 15 stayed exactly the same. Other parts of Cambridgeshire did actually see very little change in their infection rates, with the number of cases staying exactly the same in South Cambridgeshire and only falling by one in Huntingdonshire. Sign up to the PeterboroughLive newsletter If you're looking for a way to stay up to date with the latest breaking news from around Peterborough the CambridgeshireLive newsletter is a good place to start. The daily update will deliver the top news and features to your inbox every evening. We choose the most important stories of the day to include in the newsletter, including crime, court news, long reads, traffic and travel, food and drink articles and more. Signing up to the newsletter is simple. All you have to do is to click here and type in your email address.
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East Cambridgeshire, which remains the least affected area in the county did see an increase of five cases over the last seven days in the most recent data (the seven days up to April 26). While Fenland had the biggest decrease, its infection rate falling just shy of 15 points from 55 to 40.3 in the seven day period, which in total cases was a decrease 56 to 41.
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Peterborough and Cambridgeshire Covid infection rates Below is the infection rate and number of cases in the seven days to April 26 compared to the seven days up to April 19 for each part of Cambridgeshire: Cambridge, rate of 52.9 from 50.5 (+2.8), cases were 66 from 63 (+3) Peterborough, rate of 47.5 from 45 (+2.5), cases were 96 from 91 (+5) Fenland, rate of 40.3 from 55 (-14.7), cases were 41 from 56 (-15) South Cambridgeshire, rate of 21.4 from 21.4 (0), cases were 34 from 34 (0) Huntingdonshire, rate of 19.7 from 19.1 (+0.6), cases were 35 from 34(+1) East Cambridgeshire, rate of 18.9 from 13.4 (-5.5), cases were 17 from 12 (+5)
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