Peterborough: 2,914 cases (-890 compared to the previous week) Rate: 1,438

COVID cases falling in every area of Peterborough- but city still has third highest rate in England

The number of recorded COVID cases fell in every area of Peterborough last week - but the city’s case rate remains the third highest in England.

By Stephen Briggs
Wednesday, 9th February 2022, 5:58 am

In the seven days up to February 3, there were a total of 2,914 cases recorded in Peterborough - 890 fewer than the previous week.

The city recorded a rate of 1,438 cases per 100,000 people - the lowest rate since December 29 2021.

The rate is the 10th highest in the UK - the top seven rates were all recorded in Northern Ireland, while Peterborough also sits behind Wokingham and Reading. The UK rate is 864.1

Each of the 22 neighbourhoods in the city saw a fall in cases last week.

On February 1 there were 131 people in hospitals run by North West Cambridgeshire NHS Foundation Trust - which includes Peterborough City Hospital - with COVID. The last time there were more patients in the hospitals with COVID was February 26 last year.

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