Surrey Coronavirus: What Other Boroughs Risk Level 2 Restrictions After Elmbridge Announces

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Elmbridge will be the first borough in Surrey to have increased coronavirus restrictions.Stricter rules will come into effect for towns such as Cobham, Walton, Esher, Weybridge and Molesey, starting one minute after midnight (12:01 am) on Saturday, October 17 following an announcement by the Secretary of Health , Matt Hancock.

The new three-tier system considers each region of England as one of three categories, depending on the rate of infection in that area – medium (level 1), high (level 2) or very high (level 3).

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Elmbridge has the highest infection rate in Surrey, with 183 new cases of coronavirus recorded in the seven days to October 10 – the equivalent of 133.8 cases per 100,000 people.

Rumors have it that level 2 concerns areas that have an infection rate greater than 100 per 100,000 inhabitants, which triggers the implementation of stricter measures.

As it stands, all other areas in Surrey remain at Level 1, however, the boroughs of Mole Valley, Surrey Heath and Waverley all have infection rates close to 100 per 100,000 population, exposing the areas at risk of being placed at level 2, if cases continue to increase.

However, it is not known whether all areas with a rate greater than 100 per 100,000 inhabitants will be placed in level 2.

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Latest coronavirus figures for every area of ​​Surrey

Collected by the Press Association, the figures break down the case and infection rate for each local authority in the seven days through October 10.

Data for the most recent days have been excluded as they are incomplete and do not reflect the actual number of cases.

From left to right, we read: the name of the local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to October 10; number (in brackets) of new cases registered in the seven days prior to October 10; rate of new cases in the seven days to October 3; number (in brackets) of new cases registered in the seven days prior to October 3.

Elmbridge: 133.8 (183) and 94.3 (129)

Mole Valley: 97.4 (85), 52.7 (46)

Surrey Heath: 92,9 (83), 57,1 (51)

Waverley: 92,6 (117), 61,7 (78)

Epsom and Ewell: 80.6 (65), 57.1 (46)

Woking: 79,4 (80), 64,5 (65)

Guildford: 79,2 (118), 63,8 (95)

Runnymede: 77,2 (69), 51,4 (46)

Reigate et Banstead: 69,2 (103), 29,6 (44)

Spelthorne: 67.1 (67), 61.1 (61)

Tandridge: 49,9 (44), 48,8 (43)

You can type in your zip code on the government website to get information about your area. Find more information here.

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