The rate of new cases of Covid-19 in the Wakefield district rose slightly this week, and is currently the seventh highest of any local authority in the UK.

Covid in Wakefield: The 19 areas of Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford where coronavirus rates are rising

The rate of new cases of Covid-19 in the Wakefield district rose slightly this week, and is currently the seventh highest of any local authority in the UK.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 12:55 pm
Updated Friday, 7th May 2021, 1:12 pm

Of the 45 neighbourhoods in the Wakefield district, 19 recorded a rise in case rates in the most recent week for which data is available. These are the 19 areas of Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford where rates of Covid-19 rose in the seven days up to May 1. It comes as people are warned that it is 'more important than ever' to abide by Covid restrictions.

Please note: Data is provided for each of the district's Middle later Super Output Areas (MSOAs), which may not always tally with local authority wards.

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