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COVID-19 rates rapidly rising in Dorset

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Dorset’s coronavirus infection rate has rapidly grown to 116 per 100,000 of the population. In comparison, this figure was 40 per 100,000 just a few weeks ago.

Latest data (as of 26th December) shows that coronavirus cases are rising throughout England. However, Dorset is still the 10th lowest of all council areas in the country when it comes to the rate of infection per 100,000 people.

In the week leading up to 23rd December, 282 of 315 (90%) local council areas saw a rise in COVID-19 case rates, and only 33 (10%) have seen a fall.

Of all council areas, Brentwood in Essex has the highest infection rate of 1442.5 cases per 100,000 of the population – a rapid growth from the recent 886.8 in the week leading up to 16th December.

Below is a full list calculated by the PA news agency, based on Public Health England data published on 27th December. From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; the tier of Covid-19 restrictions in which the local authority is currently placed; rate of new cases in the seven days to 23rd December; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to 23rd December; rate of new cases in the seven days to 16th December; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to 16th December.

Brentwood, Tier 4, 1442.5, (1111), 886.8, (683)
Epping Forest, Tier 4, 1388.1, (1828), 971.2, (1279)
Thurrock, Tier 4, 1330.7, (2320), 1066.9, (1860)
Havering, Tier 4, 1199.8, (3114), 1043.0, (2707)
Castle Point, Tier 4, 1179.5, (1066), 787.8, (712)
Basildon, Tier 4, 1059.8, (1984), 1005.3, (1882)
Broxbourne, Tier 4, 1036.2, (1008), 762.8, (742)
Southend-on-Sea, Tier 4, 1035.4, (1896), 699.0, (1280)
Redbridge, Tier 4, 1032.4, (3151), 901.0, (2750)
Bexley, Tier 4, 1030.7, (2559), 739.9, (1837)
Hastings, Tier 4, 1025.2, (950), 807.2, (748)
Rochford, Tier 4, 1011.8, (884), 876.8, (766)
Barking and Dagenham, Tier 4, 1010.3, (2151), 841.2, (1791)
Medway, Tier 4, 967.8, (2696), 995.5, (2773)
Tower Hamlets, Tier 4, 937.4, (3044), 671.9, (2182)
Harlow, Tier 4, 929.2, (809), 590.3, (514)
Enfield, Tier 4, 920.6, (3073), 707.0, (2360)
Waltham Forest, Tier 4, 903.3, (2502), 698.6, (1935)
Gravesham, Tier 4, 901.4, (964), 698.5, (747)
Dartford, Tier 4, 900.5, (1014), 677.6, (763)
Newham, Tier 4, 855.5, (3021), 689.5, (2435)
Milton Keynes, Tier 4, 830.9, (2239), 509.9, (1374)
Bromley, Tier 4, 826.6, (2747), 539.2, (1792)
Hertsmere, Tier 4, 821.6, (862), 472.7, (496)
Braintree, Tier 4, 821.1, (1253), 537.3, (820)
Chelmsford, Tier 4, 820.7, (1464), 538.2, (960)
Hackney and City of London, Tier 4, 789.4, (2296), 526.7, (1532)
Ashford, Tier 4, 788.3, (1025), 853.6, (1110)
Haringey, Tier 4, 769.8, (2068), 543.5, (1460)
Swale, Tier 4, 752.9, (1130), 926.8, (1391)
Merton, Tier 4, 734.0, (1516), 493.8, (1020)
Wandsworth, Tier 4, 731.0, (2410), 450.1, (1484)
Croydon, Tier 4, 727.9, (2815), 506.8, (1960)
Maidstone, Tier 4, 711.2, (1222), 733.9, (1261)
Lambeth, Tier 4, 710.0, (2315), 476.0, (1552)
Southwark, Tier 4, 704.1, (2245), 432.2, (1378)
Three Rivers, Tier 4, 700.8, (654), 411.5, (384)
Greenwich, Tier 4, 695.6, (2003), 510.2, (1469)
Maldon, Tier 4, 694.6, (451), 417.4, (271)
Barnet, Tier 4, 685.3, (2713), 425.9, (1686)
Sutton, Tier 4, 678.9, (1401), 489.9, (1011)
Folkestone and Hythe, Tier 4, 677.0, (765), 673.5, (761)
Watford, Tier 4, 675.1, (652), 428.7, (414)
Rother, Tier 4, 671.3, (645), 551.6, (530)
Harrow, Tier 4, 660.9, (1660), 508.8, (1278)
Hillingdon, Tier 4, 657.3, (2017), 445.5, (1367)
Lewisham, Tier 4, 656.9, (2009), 477.0, (1459)
Hounslow, Tier 4, 644.9, (1751), 409.5, (1112)
Tonbridge and Malling, Tier 4, 643.2, (850), 629.6, (832)
Sevenoaks, Tier 4, 641.8, (775), 441.4, (533)
Islington, Tier 4, 631.8, (1532), 440.5, (1068)
Dover, Tier 4, 621.3, (734), 749.2, (885)
Brent, Tier 4, 619.8, (2044), 403.3, (1330)
South Bucks, Tier 4, 613.9, (430), 375.5, (263)
Canterbury, Tier 4, 607.6, (1005), 620.3, (1026)
Rushmoor, Tier 4, 598.3, (566), 340.4, (322)
Bedford, Tier 4, 593.2, (1028), 352.6, (611)
Hammersmith and Fulham, Tier 4, 590.9, (1094), 378.1, (700)
Tandridge, Tier 4, 585.5, (516), 406.2, (358)
Spelthorne, Tier 4, 579.9, (579), 411.6, (411)
Kingston upon Thames, Tier 4, 579.7, (1029), 492.9, (875)
Ealing, Tier 4, 577.8, (1975), 378.3, (1293)
Epsom and Ewell, Tier 4, 574.2, (463), 378.3, (305)
Richmond upon Thames, Tier 4, 550.5, (1090), 354.0, (701)
Thanet, Tier 4, 546.8, (776), 650.4, (923)
Slough, Tier 4, 546.3, (817), 514.9, (770)
Bracknell Forest, Tier 4, 545.9, (669), 362.3, (444)
Luton, Tier 4, 535.6, (1141), 440.3, (938)
Elmbridge, Tier 4, 527.1, (721), 280.0, (383)
Woking, Tier 4, 522.9, (527), 387.9, (391)
Uttlesford, Tier 4, 513.8, (469), 289.2, (264)
St Albans, Tier 4, 513.3, (762), 283.6, (421)
East Hertfordshire, Tier 4, 508.2, (761), 281.1, (421)
Aylesbury Vale, Tier 4, 496.4, (990), 353.5, (705)
Eden, Tier 2, 495.7, (264), 229.1, (122)
Tunbridge Wells, Tier 4, 490.2, (582), 374.8, (445)
Burnley, Tier 3, 488.1, (434), 425.1, (378)
Central Bedfordshire, Tier 4, 486.4, (1404), 348.2, (1005)
Westminster, Tier 4, 485.2, (1268), 292.7, (765)
Kensington and Chelsea, Tier 4, 480.4, (750), 314.5, (491)
Surrey Heath, Tier 4, 478.1, (427), 389.7, (348)
Stevenage, Tier 4, 475.8, (418), 275.5, (242)
Havant, Tier 4, 469.0, (592), 343.8, (434)
Camden, Tier 4, 468.8, (1266), 312.6, (844)
Dacorum, Tier 4, 467.2, (723), 283.7, (439)
Cherwell, Tier 4, 458.5, (690), 255.8, (385)
Windsor and Maidenhead, Tier 4, 455.0, (689), 239.7, (363)
Reigate and Banstead, Tier 4, 453.8, (675), 339.5, (505)
Wycombe, Tier 4, 448.3, (783), 309.2, (540)
Eastbourne, Tier 4, 443.4, (460), 271.8, (282)
Portsmouth, Tier 4, 436.0, (937), 320.6, (689)
Welwyn Hatfield, Tier 4, 428.3, (527), 251.9, (310)
Reading, Tier 4, 427.7, (692), 382.0, (618)
Pendle, Tier 3, 426.7, (393), 322.4, (297)
Wealden, Tier 4, 424.8, (686), 289.2, (467)
Wolverhampton, Tier 3, 407.8, (1074), 304.5, (802)
Runnymede, Tier 4, 405.9, (363), 344.4, (308)
Hartlepool, Tier 3, 402.5, (377), 305.4, (286)
Colchester, Tier 4, 402.1, (783), 222.9, (434)
Wokingham, Tier 4, 394.5, (675), 279.3, (478)
Crawley, Tier 4, 387.0, (435), 216.2, (243)
Peterborough, Tier 4, 386.1, (781), 385.6, (780)
Lewes, Tier 4, 383.5, (396), 214.0, (221)
Lincoln, Tier 3, 379.7, (377), 417.9, (415)
Adur, Tier 4, 377.9, (243), 183.5, (118)
Tendring, Tier 4, 371.2, (544), 202.0, (296)
Ribble Valley, Tier 3, 367.9, (224), 244.7, (149)
Oadby and Wigston, Tier 3, 366.6, (209), 264.8, (151)
Mole Valley, Tier 4, 365.6, (319), 251.0, (219)
Oxford, Tier 4, 359.4, (548), 261.7, (399)
Rugby, Tier 3, 358.9, (391), 300.2, (327)
Babergh, Tier 4, 352.0, (324), 202.1, (186)
Northampton, Tier 3, 349.9, (786), 276.9, (622)
West Berkshire, Tier 4, 349.6, (554), 266.3, (422)
Guildford, Tier 4, 349.0, (520), 261.1, (389)
Mid Sussex, Tier 4, 342.3, (517), 241.7, (365)
South Northamptonshire, Tier 3, 341.8, (323), 237.1, (224)
Boston, Tier 3, 339.2, (238), 440.3, (309)
Sandwell, Tier 3, 335.2, (1101), 255.4, (839)
Blackburn with Darwen, Tier 3, 334.0, (500), 251.2, (376)
Carlisle, Tier 2, 330.3, (359), 164.7, (179)
Southampton, Tier 4, 325.5, (822), 156.4, (395)
East Staffordshire, Tier 3, 323.2, (387), 334.0, (400)
North Hertfordshire, Tier 4, 322.7, (431), 219.4, (293)
Waverley, Tier 4, 322.2, (407), 216.9, (274)
Wellingborough, Tier 3, 318.7, (254), 234.6, (187)
Birmingham, Tier 3, 313.1, (3575), 251.5, (2872)
Chiltern, Tier 4, 311.7, (299), 194.9, (187)
Norwich, Tier 4, 310.9, (437), 190.6, (268)
West Lindsey, Tier 3, 305.2, (292), 326.1, (312)
Amber Valley, Tier 3, 304.3, (390), 247.4, (317)
Gloucester, Tier 3, 302.0, (390), 233.1, (301)
South Kesteven, Tier 3, 301.9, (430), 221.2, (315)
Dudley, Tier 3, 300.7, (967), 223.6, (719)
Walsall, Tier 3, 300.2, (857), 226.6, (647)
Arun, Tier 4, 299.2, (481), 200.3, (322)
Gedling, Tier 3, 297.7, (351), 262.1, (309)
Warrington, Tier 3, 297.6, (625), 207.1, (435)
Leicester, Tier 3, 296.1, (1049), 289.4, (1025)
Ipswich, Tier 4, 292.2, (400), 230.1, (315)
Ashfield, Tier 3, 290.8, (372), 200.1, (256)
South Oxfordshire, Tier 4, 290.7, (413), 159.1, (226)
Stoke-on-Trent, Tier 3, 290.2, (744), 341.3, (875)
King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, Tier 4, 286.0, (433), 195.5, (296)
Brighton and Hove, Tier 4, 285.0, (829), 180.1, (524)
Bromsgrove, Tier 2, 284.3, (284), 240.3, (240)
Broadland, Tier 4, 282.9, (370), 208.7, (273)
Hart, Tier 4, 278.1, (270), 193.7, (188)
South Derbyshire, Tier 3, 277.8, (298), 233.1, (250)
Stafford, Tier 3, 276.8, (380), 204.7, (281)
North Kesteven, Tier 3, 275.4, (322), 193.3, (226)
South Staffordshire, Tier 3, 273.9, (308), 190.3, (214)
Sedgemoor, Tier 3, 273.6, (337), 152.6, (188)
East Hampshire, Tier 4, 270.6, (331), 166.0, (203)
Hyndburn, Tier 3, 270.2, (219), 286.3, (232)
Cannock Chase, Tier 3, 269.9, (272), 261.0, (263)
Fareham, Tier 4, 267.6, (311), 175.5, (204)
Basingstoke and Deane, Tier 4, 263.9, (466), 145.0, (256)
Nuneaton and Bedworth, Tier 3, 263.3, (342), 205.6, (267)
Lichfield, Tier 3, 262.5, (275), 196.6, (206)
County Durham, Tier 3, 262.4, (1391), 173.9, (922)
Solihull, Tier 3, 256.0, (554), 188.1, (407)
Staffordshire Moorlands, Tier 3, 256.0, (252), 253.0, (249)
Daventry, Tier 3, 256.0, (220), 150.1, (129)
Hull, Tier 3, 255.6, (664), 220.2, (572)
Cheshire West and Chester, Tier 3, 255.3, (876), 196.2, (673)
Harborough, Tier 3, 253.7, (238), 152.4, (143)
Cambridge, Tier 4, 253.2, (316), 181.1, (226)
Coventry, Tier 3, 251.7, (935), 202.1, (751)
Forest of Dean, Tier 3, 251.2, (218), 206.2, (179)
South Norfolk, Tier 4, 250.6, (353), 139.1, (196)
South Tyneside, Tier 3, 247.7, (374), 321.9, (486)
Somerset West and Taunton, Tier 3, 246.9, (383), 156.7, (243)
Winchester, Tier 4, 244.3, (305), 144.2, (180)
Middlesbrough, Tier 3, 244.0, (344), 224.9, (317)
Worthing, Tier 4, 243.3, (269), 111.2, (123)
Derby, Tier 3, 242.5, (624), 236.7, (609)
Scarborough, Tier 2, 240.9, (262), 251.0, (273)
Swindon, Tier 3, 240.8, (535), 177.8, (395)
South Cambridgeshire, Tier 4, 240.8, (383), 195.5, (311)
Trafford, Tier 3, 240.6, (571), 146.2, (347)
Preston, Tier 3, 240.3, (344), 253.6, (363)
Chichester, Tier 4, 239.4, (290), 106.5, (129)
Vale of White Horse, Tier 4, 239.0, (325), 161.8, (220)
West Suffolk, Tier 4, 237.4, (425), 154.7, (277)
Darlington, Tier 3, 236.9, (253), 186.3, (199)
Rushcliffe, Tier 3, 235.8, (281), 151.0, (180)
Bassetlaw, Tier 3, 235.0, (276), 257.1, (302)
Mansfield, Tier 3, 233.3, (255), 250.7, (274)
Warwick, Tier 3, 232.3, (334), 221.9, (319)
Redditch, Tier 2, 232.2, (198), 181.8, (155)
Bolsover, Tier 3, 230.9, (186), 245.8, (198)
North Norfolk, Tier 4, 230.8, (242), 106.8, (112)
Breckland, Tier 4, 230.8, (323), 155.7, (218)
Melton, Tier 3, 230.4, (118), 185.5, (95)
Kettering, Tier 3, 229.9, (234), 153.3, (156)
Bury, Tier 3, 229.3, (438), 192.2, (367)
Nottingham, Tier 3, 228.9, (762), 201.0, (669)
Newark and Sherwood, Tier 3, 228.7, (280), 207.5, (254)
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Tier 3, 228.7, (296), 224.0, (290)
West Oxfordshire, Tier 4, 228.7, (253), 160.9, (178)
East Northamptonshire, Tier 3, 228.5, (216), 140.7, (133)
Stockton-on-Tees, Tier 3, 227.0, (448), 237.7, (469)
Gateshead, Tier 3, 226.7, (458), 124.2, (251)
Rochdale, Tier 3, 226.6, (504), 208.6, (464)
Cheshire East, Tier 3, 226.0, (868), 162.7, (625)
Hambleton, Tier 2, 224.9, (206), 77.5, (71)
Salford, Tier 3, 222.5, (576), 167.3, (433)
Great Yarmouth, Tier 4, 220.5, (219), 184.2, (183)
Blaby, Tier 3, 219.6, (223), 222.6, (226)
Rossendale, Tier 3, 219.6, (157), 243.4, (174)
Cotswold, Tier 3, 219.2, (197), 136.9, (123)
Wychavon, Tier 2, 218.6, (283), 146.8, (190)
York, Tier 2, 218.4, (460), 94.5, (199)
Hinckley and Bosworth, Tier 3, 218.3, (247), 169.7, (192)
Fenland, Tier 4, 217.0, (221), 190.5, (194)
Doncaster, Tier 3, 215.1, (671), 210.0, (655)
Eastleigh, Tier 4, 214.8, (287), 90.6, (121)
Test Valley, Tier 4, 214.8, (271), 119.7, (151)
Charnwood, Tier 3, 214.7, (399), 177.0, (329)
Tamworth, Tier 3, 213.8, (164), 148.6, (114)
Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole, Tier 2, 212.5, (840), 132.8, (525)
Wyre Forest, Tier 2, 211.3, (214), 148.1, (150)
Rotherham, Tier 3, 210.2, (558), 252.1, (669)
Chorley, Tier 3, 209.8, (248), 203.9, (241)
North Somerset, Tier 3, 209.7, (451), 149.3, (321)
North West Leicestershire, Tier 3, 209.4, (217), 150.6, (156)
Wirral, Tier 2, 208.6, (676), 109.9, (356)
Northumberland, Tier 3, 206.6, (666), 187.0, (603)
Horsham, Tier 4, 206.5, (297), 107.1, (154)
Gosport, Tier 4, 206.3, (175), 163.8, (139)
West Devon, Tier 2, 204.3, (114), 166.7, (93)
Corby, Tier 3, 203.6, (147), 135.7, (98)
Tewkesbury, Tier 3, 203.1, (193), 123.1, (117)
Barnsley, Tier 3, 202.1, (499), 172.2, (425)
Manchester, Tier 3, 201.5, (1114), 174.0, (962)
Liverpool, Tier 2, 200.6, (999), 130.1, (648)
Broxtowe, Tier 3, 199.1, (227), 154.3, (176)
Stroud, Tier 3, 198.4, (238), 135.0, (162)
Stockport, Tier 3, 197.3, (579), 115.2, (338)
Worcester, Tier 2, 196.6, (199), 93.9, (95)
East Cambridgeshire, Tier 4, 195.9, (176), 140.2, (126)
Sunderland, Tier 3, 195.5, (543), 164.2, (456)
Isle of Wight, Tier 3, 195.4, (277), 55.7, (79)
West Lancashire, Tier 3, 195.1, (223), 168.0, (192)
South Holland, Tier 3, 194.7, (185), 204.2, (194)
North Warwickshire, Tier 3, 194.6, (127), 150.2, (98)
Bristol, Tier 3, 192.5, (892), 153.4, (711)
Lancaster, Tier 3, 192.4, (281), 185.6, (271)
Huntingdonshire, Tier 4, 192.2, (342), 143.9, (256)
St Helens, Tier 2, 192.2, (347), 124.6, (225)
Mendip, Tier 3, 191.2, (221), 141.0, (163)
South Gloucestershire, Tier 3, 191.2, (545), 189.8, (541)
Oldham, Tier 3, 191.1, (453), 205.8, (488)
South Ribble, Tier 3, 190.5, (211), 183.2, (203)
Halton, Tier 2, 190.1, (246), 154.5, (200)
Herefordshire, Tier 2, 188.8, (364), 79.4, (153)
Bradford, Tier 3, 188.0, (1015), 171.4, (925)
South Lakeland, Tier 2, 187.5, (197), 175.1, (184)
Chesterfield, Tier 3, 186.8, (196), 153.5, (161)
North East Derbyshire, Tier 3, 186.3, (189), 162.6, (165)
Knowsley, Tier 2, 185.6, (280), 122.6, (185)
North Lincolnshire, Tier 3, 185.2, (319), 192.7, (332)
Leeds, Tier 3, 184.0, (1459), 143.5, (1138)
Erewash, Tier 3, 182.9, (211), 133.5, (154)
South Somerset, Tier 3, 182.4, (307), 140.8, (237)
Stratford-on-Avon, Tier 3, 181.4, (236), 140.7, (183)
Wakefield, Tier 3, 181.2, (631), 147.6, (514)
Wigan, Tier 3, 178.6, (587), 161.9, (532)
Plymouth, Tier 2, 178.2, (467), 88.5, (232)
Fylde, Tier 3, 177.0, (143), 101.5, (82)
Kirklees, Tier 3, 176.9, (778), 158.0, (695)
East Riding of Yorkshire, Tier 3, 175.6, (599), 153.0, (522)
Cheltenham, Tier 3, 175.4, (204), 101.5, (118)
Calderdale, Tier 3, 175.0, (370), 153.2, (324)
Mid Suffolk, Tier 4, 173.3, (180), 161.7, (168)
Sefton, Tier 2, 171.5, (474), 99.1, (274)
Selby, Tier 2, 169.9, (154), 136.8, (124)
Blackpool, Tier 3, 169.2, (236), 165.7, (231)
Allerdale, Tier 2, 168.8, (165), 88.0, (86)
Tameside, Tier 3, 166.9, (378), 109.1, (247)
Telford and Wrekin, Tier 2, 166.8, (300), 148.5, (267)
East Suffolk, Tier 4, 166.0, (414), 141.1, (352)
Derbyshire Dales, Tier 3, 165.9, (120), 89.9, (65)
Sheffield, Tier 3, 164.7, (963), 159.7, (934)
Exeter, Tier 2, 164.4, (216), 113.4, (149)
North Tyneside, Tier 3, 164.0, (341), 133.7, (278)
Richmondshire, Tier 2, 163.8, (88), 128.4, (69)
North Devon, Tier 2, 163.7, (159), 179.1, (174)
Wyre, Tier 3, 157.9, (177), 146.3, (164)
Bolton, Tier 3, 157.5, (453), 151.6, (436)
Bath and North East Somerset, Tier 2, 157.3, (304), 104.5, (202)
Wiltshire, Tier 2, 151.8, (759), 101.6, (508)
Mid Devon, Tier 2, 148.2, (122), 128.8, (106)
Craven, Tier 2, 147.0, (84), 124.3, (71)
East Devon, Tier 2, 147.0, (215), 154.5, (226)
High Peak, Tier 3, 146.8, (136), 114.4, (106)
Ryedale, Tier 2, 146.3, (81), 65.0, (36)
New Forest, Tier 3, 145.5, (262), 90.0, (162)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tier 3, 143.0, (433), 164.5, (498)
Rutland, Tier 2, 142.8, (57), 135.2, (54)
Teignbridge, Tier 2, 131.9, (177), 91.7, (123)
Malvern Hills, Tier 2, 130.9, (103), 94.0, (74)
Redcar and Cleveland, Tier 3, 128.3, (176), 137.1, (188)
East Lindsey, Tier 3, 121.4, (172), 170.8, (242)
Dorset, Tier 2, 116.5, (441), 68.7, (260)
Harrogate, Tier 2, 113.8, (183), 83.3, (134)
North East Lincolnshire, Tier 3, 110.3, (176), 109.0, (174)
Shropshire, Tier 2, 104.0, (336), 96.9, (313)
Torridge, Tier 2, 102.5, (70), 104.0, (71)
Barrow-in-Furness, Tier 2, 101.4, (68), 104.4, (70)
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Tier 2 & 1*, 95.7, (547), 64.0, (366)
South Hams, Tier 2, 95.4, (83), 67.8, (59)
Torbay, Tier 2, 71.2, (97), 55.0, (75)
Copeland, Tier 2, 66.0, (45), 26.4, (18)

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