Only two areas in Surrey have infection rate below 100, according to latest figures

Only two areas in Surrey have an infection rate of less than 100, according to the latest figures.

Each day, the Press Association collates data which gives a rolling seven-day rate of new coronavirus cases for every local authority area in England.

The latest data, released on Friday (December 4), covers the week up to Monday (November 30). Data for the days since has been excluded as it is likely to be revised.

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An infection rate is calculated by looking at the number of coronavirus infections per 100,000 people in any given area across the country.

Runnymede currently has the highest rate in Surrey, with 173 new cases recorded in the seven days up to November 30 – the equivalent of 193.5 cases per 100,000 people.

Comparatively, Waverley has the lowest rate, with 62.5 cases per 100,000 people. The borough now falls within the bottom 40 areas in England.

Breakdown of figures for Surrey

See below for a breakdown of the infection rates and the number of cases per borough and district in Surrey in the seven days up to November 30.

Runnymede

Infection rate: 193.5

Number of cases: 173

Epsom and Ewell

Infection rate: 138.9

Number of cases: 112

Mole Valley

Infection rate: 130.7

Number of cases: 114

Surrey Heath

Infection rate: 120.9

Number of cases: 108

Spelthorne

Infection rate: 118.2

Number of cases: 118

Woking

Infection rate: 109.9

Number of cases: 188

Tandridge

Infection rate: 106.7

Number of cases: 94

Guildford

Infection rate: 101.3

Number of cases: 151

Reigate and Banstead

Infection rate: 100.2

Number of cases: 149

Elmbridge

Infection rate: 95.8

Number of cases: 131

Waverley

Infection rate: 62.5

Number of cases: 79

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