These are the age groups with the most Covid cases in Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford

As the number of Covid cases in Wakefield and the Five Towns continues to fall, these are the age groups with the highest rate of cases.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 3:37 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th April 2021, 3:38 pm
As the number of Covid cases in Wakefield and the Five Towns continues to fall, these are the age groups with the highest rate of cases.

These are the 11 age groups in Wakefield with the highest rates of Covid-19. Figures are provided by Public Health England and presented as rate of cases per 100,000 people in the seven days up to Friday, April 9. Images are for illustrative purposes only.

The highest rate of infection is among 15 to 19 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 15 to 19 year olds in the Wakefield district was 178.1 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 10 to 14 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 10 to 14 year olds in the Wakefield district was 134.1 per 100,000.

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The next highest rate of infection is among 40 to 44 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 40 to 44 year olds in the Wakefield district was 132.8 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 35 to 39 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 39 to 39 year olds in the Wakefield district was 128.7 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 50 to 54 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 50 to 54 year olds in the Wakefield district was 120.3 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 20 to 24 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 20 to 24 year olds in the Wakefield district was 101.2 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 45 to 49 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 45 to 49 year olds in the Wakefield district was 100.4 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 30 to 34 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 30 to 34 year olds in the Wakefield district was 99.6 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 25 to 29 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 25 to 29 year olds in the Wakefield district was 87.1 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 60 to 64 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 60 to 64 year olds in the Wakefield district was 52.8 per 100,000.
The next highest rate of infection is among 55 to 59 year olds. In the seven days up to April 9th, the rate of infection among 55 to 59 year olds in the Wakefield district was 49.6 per 100,000.