Here’s a look at the areas in and around Newcastle which have seen the biggest rise over the last few weeks.
Data in the following slides analysis the comparison between cases per 100,000 and the percentage change from statistics for week ending September 17 to weekend ending September 24.
The area ranger covered includes North Tyneside, Newcastle, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Gateshead.
1. Whitley Bay North - North Tyneside - +425%
In the week ending September 17 there were 65.9 cases per 100,000 in the Whitley Bay North area, which rose to 346 by the close of week ending September 24.
Photo: OLI SCARFF
2. Swalwell - Gateshead - +147.6%
Swalwell case numbers rose from 289.6 for the week ending September 17, up to 717 for week ending September 24.
Photo: Ian Forsyth
3. Forest Hall & West Moor - North Tyneside - +112.5%
Cases more than doubled in this North Tyneside area going up from 252.7 per 100k to 537 per 100k in the seven days between September 17 to 24.
4. Crawcrook & Greenside - Gateshead - +111.4%
Cases rose from 385 in the week ending September 17 to 814 in the week ending September 24.
Photo: Google Maps