Surrey coronavirus rates down in six areas according to latest seven-day figures

Coronavirus infection rates fell in six areas of the county according to new seven-day figures released today.

They were up in five areas in the week ending March 25.

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

There were 55 confirmed cases in Runnymede in the week ending March 25, which is equivalent to an infection rate of 61.5 cases per 100,000 people.

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The lowest infection rate in the county is in Mole Valley where the latest rate is 16.0 cases per 100,000 population and is down by 46 per cent compared to the previous week.

The coronavirus infection rate is higher than the national average in one area of Surrey

The infection rate for the whole county of Surrey is now 29.8 cases per 100,000 people.

There were a total of 356 positive tests across Surrey in the week ending March 25, which is 29 fewer cases than the previous week. The number of cases has fallen in the county by eight per cent.

Coronavirus infection rates have gone up in five areas of Surrey
Coronavirus infection rates have gone up in five areas of Surrey
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Runnymede

In Runnymede, there were 55 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 25, which is four more than the previous seven days.

The infection rate in Runnymede is slightly up on the previous day and the longer term week-on-week trend is up by eight per cent.

Spelthorne

There were 48 positive tests over the last week in Spelthorne, which is 10 fewer than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Spelthorne is down by 17 per cent and the latest infection rate is 48.1 cases per 100,000 people.

Woking

In Woking, the latest infection rate is 38.7 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone down by seven per cent.

A total of 39 people tested positive for Covid in Woking over the seven days ending on March 25, which is three fewer than the week before.

Epsom and Ewell

Epsom and Ewell recorded 24 coronavirus cases, which is three more than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Epsom and Ewell is 29.8 cases per 100,000 people and that is up by 14 per cent week-on-week.

Reigate and Banstead

The trend is up in Reigate and Banstead, where there were 43 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 25, which is two more than the previous seven days. That is up by five per cent compared to the previous week.

Guildford

Guildford saw a total of 39 cases in the week ending March 25, which is two more than the previous week. That is a rise of five per cent.

Elmbridge

There was a fall of 6 per cent in cases in Elmbridge over the week ending March 25. Elmbridge recorded 32 positive Covid-19 tests, and that is two fewer than the previous week.

Tandridge

In Tandridge, the number of cases was down 27 per cent. There were 19 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 25, which is seven fewer than the previous seven days.

Surrey Heath

There were 19 cases recorded in Surrey Heath, which is seven fewer than the previous week – a fall of 27 per cent.

Waverley

Waverley recorded 24 cases in the week ending March 25, which is one more than the previous week, and equivalent to a rise of four per cent.

Mole Valley

Mole Valley, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 14 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 25, which is 12 fewer than the previous seven days. The rate in Mole Valley, is down by 46 per cent.

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