North Lincolnshire’s Covid rate nearly doubles in a week with 400 extr…

The Covid rate in North Lincolnshire has shot up to amongst the highest in the country.

The vicinity had 1074 confirmed situations in the week leading up to September 24, according to the government data.

This is 417 more than the past week.

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North Lincolnshire’s director of public health has warned that the infection rate is one of the highest in England.

More than 150 new situations have been reported everyday for the last week, with the return of schools likely contributing to the spread.

The latest rate is 621 situations per 100,000, although parts of the borough are much higher.

Covid rates have been rising across North Lincolnshire (darker colours represent higher rates)

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Brigg & South Ferriby has the highest rate, with 104 situations being found in the last seven days – an increase of 120 per cent.

Messingham & Scawby has also jumped 140 per cent with 48 situations.

The rise hasn’t been uniform across the area, with some neighbourhoods seeing a fall in their rates.

Here is the current breakdown for each area of Scunthorpe and North Lincolnshire

Barnetby, Ulceby & Killingholme – 43 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 602

Barton upon Humber – 40 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 339

Brigg & South Ferriby – 104 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 1082

Broughton & Appleby – 31 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 474

Burton upon Stather, Alkborough & Gunness – 43 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 496

Crowle & Keadby – 39 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 467

Epworth & Bracon – 72 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 961

North Lincolnshire’s Covid rate is now 621 situations per 100,000 residents

Goxhill, Barrow & New Holland – 25 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 395

Kirton & Hibaldstow – 31 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 436

Messingham & Scawby – 48 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 436

Scunthorpe Ashby – 34 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 535

Scunthorpe Berkeley – 33 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 509

Scunthorpe Bottesford – 97 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 1069

Scunthorpe Central & Crosby – 35 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 356

Scunthorpe Central Park – 35 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 591

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Scunthorpe Frodingham – 14 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 221

Scunthorpe Lakeside – 62 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 700

Scunthorpe Lincoln Gardens – 33 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 492

Scunthorpe North – 28 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 349

Scunthorpe Westcliff – 67 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 1108

Scunthorpe Yaddlethorpe – 52 situations in the last week giving an infection rate of 787

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