Latest coronavirus infection rates in your area

More details have been released on coronavirus infection rates across the county, as Leicestershire council urges people to pull together to fight the spread.

Leicester City has the highest infection rate at 1,116 cases per 100k population. This is followed by Oadby & Wigston, which has 712 cases per 100k. All other areas of the county are below 500 cases per 100k people. The full breakdown across the county can be seen below:

DistrictRate per 100k/pop’n
Hinckley & Bosworth471
North West Leicestershire302
Oadby and Wigston712
Leicester City1116
East Midlands445
Source: Leicestershire County Council

Nick Rushton, Leader of Leicestershire County Council, said: “Times remain challenging but you can help to save lives and livelihoods. Wherever you live, do the right thing. Keep your distance, wash your hands, spot the symptoms and get a test if you need one.”

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