Cases of Covid-19 in Lower Penwortham North jumped from 196 to 1,192 per 100,000 during the week before Christmas.Advertisement
The numbers show the area is in the worst-hit neighbourhood in England.
The Daily Mail is reporting how Academics at the Sanger Institute – one of the country’s largest variant-tracking laboratories – pulled together data highlighting the way England went from detecting its first case of Omicron towards the end of November to it becoming dominant in swathes of the country within a matter of weeks.
Time-lapse maps on the Daily Mail website show how quickly the strain is spreading across the country.
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