Covid-19: Harlow drops to sixth in table as number of cases decline for fourth day in a row

HARLOW has recorded a drop in its infection rate.

Figures released today show a 3% drop compared to seven days previous.

It is also the fourth day in a row that there has ben a drop in the number of infections.

4/1: 1524.1

5/1: 1454.1

6/1: 1370.2

7/1: 1320.8

We will wait to see what the rest of the week brings.

Harlow has registered an infection rate of 1320.8 cases per 100,000.

That is a total of 1150 cases in total. An decrease of 3.0 % on December 31st

Harlow is now sixth out of 315 local authorities in England haunch spent the last few days in third or fourth place.

Remember this refers to January 7th but published on January 12th.

This still continues to confirm that we are in a for a very difficult January and underline why the authorities have declared that the whole county has to be treated as the scene of a “major incident”.

YH understands that there are 177 Covid in-patients, including 18 on ventilators.

There are 137 outstanding test results.

There are now 10 Covid wards at PAH. Lister, Locke, Penn, Harold, Kingsmoor, Charnley, John Snow, Henry Moore and ITU.

Previous Figures: Publication Date:

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Plus Twitter account @RP131

If you are interested in flu rates etc then we can signpost you to the Twitter account of @jburnmurdoch who will in turn explain Public Health data.


Dec 16th: 581.2

Dec 21st: 933.8

Dec 25th: 939.5

Dec 29th: 1188.7

On November 19th it was 251st out of 315 local authorities. Then the rate started to rise and it climbed up the chart. By November 30th, it was in 53rd place.

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.

For further reference, may we signpost is channel which has, to date, over 800 Covid-related news items on channel since March. Go to our Covid-19 report on December 12th for a fuller explanation of the statistics.

Look at the percentage increase of the areas close to Harlow.

Other areas

It is worth observing how many areas near us have seen a decline in infections and have dropped down the table.

Thurrock: 5th: 1324.4

Broxbourne: 9th: 1222.3

Epping Forest: 14th: 1167.1

Havering : 21st: 1125.8

Basildon: 28th: 1076.9

Brentwood: 42nd: 956.9

Southend: 47th: 950.7

Braintree: 38th: 994.7

Chelmsford: 44th: 954.7

Local Authorities

England local authorities by highest number of COVID-19 positives per 100k population.

Seven–day rolling rate by specimen date – ending Jan 7th.

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