Worrying spike in the Warwick district's Covid rate - with two areas of concern in Leamington

It must be remembered that vaccinations are still going well in the area and hospitals are not reporting significant increases in patients

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 8:23 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 8:26 pm

The Warwick district's Covid rate has been a significant increase.

According to the latest data - which covers the seven-day period up to June 18 - there have been 169 new cases.

This is an increase of 134 cases on the previous seven days, which equates to a 382.2 per cent rise.

The wards of Leamington Brunswick and Leamington East and Sydenham are in dark blue - which means they have a high rate of Covid cases.
The wards of Leamington Brunswick and Leamington East and Sydenham are in dark blue - which means they have a high rate of Covid cases.

That means it now has the highest rate in the Coventry and Warwickshire area, with a rate of 117.6 cases per 100,000 people.

There are two areas of concern - and they are both in Leamington

Leamington East and Sydenham has seen a 1,650 per cent rise in positive Covid cases (35 new cases), giving it a rate of 315.9 cases per 100,000.

Leamington Brunswick has seen a 660 per cent rise in positive Covid cases (33 new cases), giving it a rate of 347.4 cases per 100,000.

It must be remembered that vaccinations are still going well in the area and hospitals are not reporting significant increases in patients.

Both these areas were highlighted as 'hotspots' in our last article - Hotspots where Covid rates have shot up in the Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth area