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Coronavirus: Newcastle upon Tyne

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 102070, tabled on 12 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Prime Minister's oral contribution during the Covid-19 update on 12 October 2020 in response to the hon. Member for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, where covid-19 transmission is occurring in Newcastle; and if he will share the Government's evidence on this.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

10 November 2020

Newcastle upon Tyne’s weekly case rate in the most recent seven days - 8 October 2020-14 October 2020 - is 379.4/100,000. This is a decrease from 553.5/100,000 in the seven days prior to that.

The wards with the highest case rates in the most recent week were Arthur’s Hill (1255.0/100,000), South Jesmond (740.6/100,000) and North Jesmond (672.9/100,000). All three have seen a decrease in case rate in the last two weeks. Kenton is the ward with the fourth highest case rate (483.1/100,000) and has seen an increase in cases in the last two weeks.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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