Parts of Fulwood see coronavirus cases double in space of a week

Posted on - 20th October, 2020 - 4:30pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston Council, Preston Locations, Preston News
The purple areas show areas with the highest Covid-19 cases Pic: Public Health England
The purple areas show areas with the highest Covid-19 cases Pic: Public Health England

Coronavirus case numbers have increased in many parts of Preston in the week 7 October to 14 October.


The seven-day rolling average has risen by over 50 per cent in multiple areas.

Cadley and College experienced a 105.3% rise in the seven-day rolling average, along with a 66.7% rise in Longsands and Walton-le-Dale and a 46.7% rise in Lea and Marina.

Read more:Preston’s Covid-19 infection rate continues to climb as 112 new cases for Monday 19 October

The figures are updated each week by Public Health England in the government’s coronavirus dashboard, with an interactive map of the UK’s cases.

Here are the latest figures for amount of cases in each area, the first number is the most recent results (7-14 October) and the number in brackets is the week previous (1-7 October):

Ashton-on-Ribble and Larches – 34 (27)
Bamber Bridge East – 22 (15)
Bamber Bridge West – 20 (11)
Brookfield and Holme Slack – 41 (45)
Broughton and Wychnor – 34 (32)
Cadley and College – 39 (19)
Farington – 22 (20)
Fulwood – 33 (24)
Gregson Lane and Coupe Green – 22 (26)
Grimsargh and Goosnargh – 13 (21)
Haslam Park – 17 (16)
Ingol – 15 (23)
Lea and Marina – 22 (15)
Longsands – 35 (19)
Longton and Walmer Bridge – 27 (13)
Lostock Hall – 20 (15)
Lower Penwortham North – 14 (15)
Lower Penwortham South – 14 (10)
Moor Park – 35 (30)
New Longton and Hutton – 17 (18)
Penwortham North – 11 (23)
Penwortham South – 18 (25)
Plungington and University – 35 (21)
Preston City Centre – 43 (52)
St George’s – 26 (24)
St Matthew’s – 29 (23
Walton-le-Dale – 30 (16)

Lancashire was placed into tier-three ‘very high’ alert starting from midnight 17 October where they received £42million support for businesses and communities.

Read more: These are the tier-three restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

The tier-three restrictions are due to be reviewed in 28-days from when they began.

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