Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

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Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021

The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19.


Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 areas where cases have declined. Gregson Lane and Coupe Green had the lowest number, recording fewer than three cases.

While only Leyland South West’s cases stayed the same this week, the remaining nine areas registered increases. Broughton and Wychnor had a large increase, from 13 to 30, as did Ribbleton, going from 23 cases to 43.

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Figures are updated weekly by Public Health England in the government’s coronavirus dashboard, with an interactive map of cases.  

Below is the full list of positive cases by area from 11 February to 18 February. Figures for the previous week (3 February to 10 February) are shown in brackets. 

Ashton-on-Ribble and Larches – 15 (33)
Bamber Bridge East – 17 (13)
Bamber Bridge West – 13 (19)
Brookfield and Holme Slack – 34 (44)
Broughton and Wychnor – 30 (13)
Cadley and College – 6 (10)
Farington – 14 (25)
Frenchwood and Fishwick – 22 (27)
Fulwood – 10 (13)
Gregson Lane and Coupe Green – fewer than 3 (13)
Grimsargh and Goosnargh – 16 (14)
Haslam Park – 21 (17)
Ingol – 18 (10)
Lea and Marina – 5 (20)
Leyland North – 8 (17)
Leyland South East and Buckshaw Village – 6 (14)
Leyland South West – 16 (16)
Longsands – 13 (11)
Longton and Walmer Bridge – 11 (13)
Lostock Hall – 14 (22)
Lower Penwortham North – 9 (11)
Lower Penwortham South – 9 (8)
Moor Park – 8 (24)
New Longton and Hutton – 7 (11)
Penwortham North – 8 (7)
Penwortham South – 5 (13)
Plungington and University – 25 (33)
Preston City Centre – 19 (40)
Ribbleton – 43 (23)
St George’s – 20 (22)
St Matthew’s – 33 (34)
Walton-le-Dale – 10 (11)

Preston’s Covid-19 case rate per 100,000 over the last seven days is 230.6. This is a decrease in previous data, but still means the city has the 11th highest infection rate in England.

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