Covid-19: Infection rate increases to 672 cases in Harlow
Health / Thu 24th Dec 2020 at 06:33pm
THE NUMBER of cases in Harlow has increased again.
Figures released today (Thursday ) show a rate of 771.8 cases per 100,000.
This was an increase of 137.5%. It was 141.9% on Wednesday.
This places Harlow in 24th out of 315 local authorities.
There have been 672 cases.
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On November 19th it was 251st and then the rate started to rise and it climbed up the chart. By November 30th, it was in 53rd place. This is its highest position.
The infection rate tells a similar story. Back on September 30th it was 29.9. October 16th: 68.9. November 8th: 118.3. November 22nd it was 206.7. December 2nd it was 221.7.
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Look at the percentage increase of the areas close to Harlow.
Thurrock: 1st: 1299.8
Havering : 2nd: 1237.5
Brentwood: 3rd: 1237.3
Epping Forest: 4th: 1209.7
Basildon: 5th: 1145.3
Southend: 11th: 1009.7
Broxbourne: 17th: 855.3
Chelmsford: 28th: 701.3
Braintree: 33rd: 676.9
England local authorities by highest number of COVID-19 positives per 100k population.
Seven–day rolling rate by specimen date – ending Dec 19
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