Sunderland Echo : 2021-01-15

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Coronaviru­s

4 SUNDERLAND ECHO www.sunderland­echo.com Friday,January15,2021 Coronaviru­s One-in-five in England may have had Covid Estimates rise to as many as one-in-three in some parts of the country, according to new modelling 12.4 million Authoritie­s with the highest estimated cases: 2.4 million Local authority %of population estimated to be infected Estimated cases Confirmed cases is the estimated number of cases to date in England up until Jan 3 1. Barking and Dagenham 54.2% 15,460 114,665 cases detected in England by the government’s Covid Test and Trace system up until Jan 3 2. Newham 49.0% 173,058 21,683 3. Thurrock 45.4% 79,223 12,007 4. Redbridge 42.9% 130,806 22,125 5. Havering 42.4% 110,063 19,316 6. Tower Hamlets 39.8% 129,314 19,387 7. Liverpool 38.8% 193,428 30,672 8. Manchester 38.6% 213,389 37,471 WIGAN 33.3% 9. Rochdale 38.0% 84,493 15,409 estimated to have had Covid 10. Salford 37.8% 97,742 16,117 LANCASHIRE SUNDERLAND 30.6% 23.8% BLACKPOOL 27% estimated to have had Covid estimated to have had Covid estimated to have had Covid LEEDS 27.2% Authoritie­s with the lowest estimated cases: estimated to have had Covid Local authority %of population estimated to be infected Estimated cases Confirmed cases SHEFFIELD 25.5% estimated to have had Covid Plymouth 7.6% 19,973 5,745 Torbay 7.5% 10,257 2,436 Devon 5.9% 47,548 13,268 Dorset 5.8% 21,856 5,737 Cornwall 4.8% 27,617 7,325 321,858 estimated cases in Essex CORONAVIRU­S 364,437 ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW PORTSMOUTH estimated cases in Kent 16.8% estimated to have had Covid SOURCE: EDGE HEALTH / GRAPHIC: MARK HALL SAVE LIVES: WASH YOUR HANDS MORE OFTEN FOR 20 SECONDS