Coronavirus infection rates fall across all of Surrey

Coronavirus infection rates have fallen in all eleven areas of Surrey.

Surrey Heath has the highest coronavirus infection rate in Surrey, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

There were 258 confirmed cases in Surrey Heath in the week ending August 30, which is equivalent to an infection rate of 289.2 cases per 100,000 people.

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The lowest infection rate in the county is in Epsom and Ewell where the latest rate is 192.6 cases per 100,000 population and is down by 35 per cent compared to the previous week.

The coronavirus infection rate is lower than the national average in all eleven local authority areas in Surrey

The infection rate for the whole county of Surrey is now 241.8 cases per 100,000 people.

There were a total of 2893 positive tests across Surrey in the week ending August 30, which is 889 fewer cases than the previous week. The number of cases has fallen in the county by 24 per cent.

In Surrey Heath, there were 258 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending August 30, which is 54 fewer than the previous 7 days.

The infection rate in Surrey Heath is slightly down on the previous day and the longer term week-on-week trend is down by 17 per cent.

There were 266 positive tests over the last week in Spelthorne, which is 22 fewer than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Spelthorne is down by 8 per cent and the latest infection rate is 266.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In Reigate and Banstead, the latest infection rate is 260.6 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone down by 22 per cent.

A total of 389 people tested positive for Covid in Reigate and Banstead over the seven days ending on August 30, which is 110 fewer than the week before.

Coronavirus infection rates are dropping in Surrey.
Coronavirus infection rates are dropping in Surrey.
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Waverley recorded 321 coronavirus cases, which is 127 fewer than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Waverley is 253.6 cases per 100,000 people and that is down by 28 per cent week-on-week.

The trend is down in Runnymede, where there were 225 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending August 30, which is 28 fewer than the previous 7 days. That is down by 11 per cent compared to the previous week.

Elmbridge saw a total of 327 cases in the week ending August 30, which is 119 fewer than the previous week. That is a fall of 27 per cent.

There was a fall of 29 per cent in cases in Guildford over the week ending August 30. Guildford recorded 346 positive Covid-19 tests, and that is 139 fewer than the previous week.

In Tandridge, the number of cases was down 20 per cent. There were 203 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending August 30, which is 51 fewer than the previous 7 days.

There were 189 cases recorded in Mole Valley, which is 62 fewer than the previous week – a fall of 25 per cent.

Woking recorded 213 cases in the week ending August 30, which is 92 fewer than the previous week, and equivalent to a fall of 30 per cent.

Epsom and Ewell, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 156 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending August 30, which is 85 fewer than the previous 7 days. The rate in Epsom and Ewell, is down by 35 per cent.

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