Babergh remains district with highest Covid infection rate in Suffolk
- Credit: Archant
Babergh continues to be the Suffolk district with the highest coronavirus infection rate, government data has shown.
According to data in the week up to December 27, the district reported 373 Covid-19 new infections to take its seven-day rate to 405.3 cases per 100,000 people.
Ipswich, which was previously the worst-affected district in the county, has seen its infection rate climb to 320.6.
West Suffolk's rate was reported as 257.5, closely followed by East Suffolk at 204.0.
Mid Suffolk, with a rate of 201.2, has the lowest infection rate in the county.
You may also want to watch:
Over the border in Essex, Braintree's infection rate has soared to more than double the national average at 908.2 cases per 100,000 people in the same timeframe.
Colchester's seven-day infection rate was 441.7, with Tendring close behind at 422.4.
- 1 People with these surnames in Suffolk could be owed a fortune
- 2 Valley Ridge ski resort in jeopardy amid furious row over landfill site
- 3 'Never seen anything like it' - community pulls together to revamp pub
- 4 Delays after car crashes into level crossing
- 5 Where are Suffolk’s outstanding schools?
- 6 Man left with cuts to his head after being bottled following fight in Suffolk town
- 7 Mapped: Suffolk postcodes with lowest level of Covid cases
- 8 Mike Bacon: Never delve too deeply into those pre-season results
- 9 Tourists turn to inland Suffolk as coast books up
- 10 Popular community pub announces when it will re-open
England's overall average coronavirus infection rate was 417.8 cases per 100,000 people in the seven days up to December 27.