Areas of Blackpool with Covid infection rates higher than national average as Plan B rules changed


There will be an extension of the wearing of the mask from Friday, a return to work from home on Monday and compulsory Covid passports for large rooms from Wednesday as part of the so-called ‘plan B’.

There were 327,467 positive test results in the week to December 3, a rate of 488.2 per 100,000 people, up 11% from the previous week.

On the Fylde coast, Blackpool has the highest infection rates in the region, with an average of 410.5 cases per 100,000, followed by Fylde, with 326.3 cases per 100,000, with Wyre recording 278 , 6 cases per 100,000.

However, parts of Blackpool are seeing a much higher rate than the national average for the week of December 3.

Here are the current case rates for each neighborhood in Blackpool.

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