Two areas in Penwortham are nearly Covid free as latest weekly figures show drops in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Posted on - 9th March, 2021 - 10:33am | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston buildings & attractions, Preston News, South Ribble News
Latest coronavirus figures map.
Latest coronavirus figures map.

The majority of areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a decline in coronavirus cases over the last week.


However, some areas such as Plungington and University and Bamber Bridge East have increased.

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

Read more: Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue to fall as Prime Minister gives update on schools returning day

Below is the full list of positive cases by area from 20 February to 27 February. Figures for the previous week (27 February to 3 March) are shown in brackets.


Ashton-on-Ribble and Larches – 9 (17)
Bamber Bridge East – 14 (11)
Bamber Bridge West – 7 (8)
Brookfield and Holme Slack – 14 (29)
Broughton and Wychnor – 6 (9)
Cadley and College – 9 (11)
Farington – 9 (15)
Frenchwood and Fishwick – 16 (18)
Fulwood – 6 (6)
Gregson Lane and Coupe Green – 3 (11)
Grimsargh and Goosnargh – 6 (15)
Haslam Park – 9 (14)
Ingol – 7 (13)
Lea and Marina – 11 (15)
Leyland North – 9 (9)
Leyland South East and Buckshaw Village – 9 (16)
Leyland South West – 9 (14)
Longsands – 14 (4)
Longton and Walmer Bridge – 7 (12)
Lostock Hall – 6 (8)
Lower Penwortham North – Less than 3 cases (7)
Lower Penwortham South – 7 (9)
Moor Park – 7 (11)
New Longton and Hutton – 4 (7)
Penwortham North – 6 (18)
Penwortham South – Less than 3 cases (3)
Plungington and University – 28 (21)
Preston City Centre – 13 (22)
St George’s – 9 (14)
St Matthew’s – 14 (24)
Walton-le-Dale – 4 (10)

Read more: Preston and Lancashire residents aged 56 to 59 can now book their vaccination

Preston’s Covid case rate per 100,000 over the last seven days is 134.1, which is a decrease in previous data but still makes Preston the highest infection rate across Lancashire.

England’s infection rate is now 62.7, also a decrease from previous data.

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