Another town in Warwickshire is now the West Midlands Covid-19 hotspot – fr

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Another town in Warwickshire is now the West Midlands Covid-19 hotspot – fr


Nuneaton and Bedworth has the highest Covid-19 rate in all of the West Midlands.
It was a position previously held by neighboring rugby, but the borough now has the highest coronavirus rate in the region.

The latest rolling data over seven days until May 1 shows that the borough has a rate of 39.27 per 100,000 inhabitants.

This is a slight decrease from the April 30 data, which was 41.58 per 100,000 population.

But the latest data shows the rounding at the top of the table, with Herefordshire County at 33.19 per 100,000 in seconds.

It is known that there was an outbreak of Covid-19 at Higham Lane School in Nuneaton, forcing it to close for two days last week.



Latest seven-day moving rate table shows Nuneaton and Bedworth at the top

This will have had an impact on the coronavirus rate in the region, as have other outbreaks in the community, according to Warwickshire health bosses.

Where are Coventry and the rest of Warwickshire doing?

Rugby remains relatively high in the table.

It was in the lead for eight consecutive days, but has now fallen to 28.36 cases per 100,000 population, placing it in fourth place.

Coventry’s rate, for the seven days through May 1, was 21.53 per 100,000 population.

Although this is a decrease from April 27, when it stood at 22.07 per 100,000 inhabitants, the city ranks seventh in the table for the areas with the highest rates. bred from the West Midlands.

North Warwickshire continues to see a turnaround from when it topped the West Midlands chart after a coronavirus outbreak led it to surpass the 100 mark.

It now stands at 15.32 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Warwick saw it drop to 15.30 per 100,000 people on May 1. That’s over 10.43 per 100,000 people on April 26.

Stratford-upon-Avon also saw its rate increase slightly, having at one point been below the ten mark last week.

It is currently 15.30 per 100,000 inhabitants – but it remains the lowest in our region.

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