Surrey Covid infection rate down by 46 per cent

Coronavirus infection rates are down in 11 out of 11 boroughs in Surrey.

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

There were 59 confirmed cases in Woking in the week ending March 1, which is equivalent to an infection rate of 58.5 cases per 100,000 people.

The lowest infection rate in the county is in Elmbridge where the latest rate is 27 cases per 100,000 population and is down by 56 per cent compared to the previous week.

The infection rate for the whole county of Surrey is now 37 cases per 100,000 people, and is down by 46 per cent.

There were a total of 443 positive tests across Surrey in the week ending March 1, which is 381 fewer cases than the previous week. The number of cases has fallen in the county by 46 per cent.

In Woking, there were 59 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 1, which is 87 fewer than the previous 7 days. The infection rate in Woking is slightly down on the previous day and the longer term week-on-week trend is down by 60 per cent.

There were 56 positive tests over the last week in Spelthorne, which is 39 fewer than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Spelthorne is down by 41 per cent and the latest infection rate is 56.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In Surrey Heath, the latest infection rate is 44.8 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone down by 44 per cent.

Latest Surrey infection rates

A total of 40 people tested positive for Covid in Surrey Heath over the seven days ending on March 1, which is 31 fewer than the week before.

Tandridge recorded 38 coronavirus cases, which is 6 fewer than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Tandridge is 43.1 cases per 100,000 people and that is down by 14 per cent week-on-week.

The trend is down in Epsom and Ewell, where there were 32 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 1, which is 17 fewer than the previous 7 days. That is down by 35 per cent compared to the previous week.

Runnymede saw a total of 31 cases in the week ending March 1, which is 18 fewer than the previous week. That is a fall of 37 per cent.

There was a fall of 51 per cent in cases in Mole Valley over the week ending March 1. Mole Valley recorded 28 positive Covid-19 tests, and that is 29 fewer than the previous week.

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In Reigate and Banstead, the number of cases was down 57 per cent. There were 44 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 1, which is 58 fewer than the previous 7 days.

There were 43 cases recorded in Guildford, which is 26 fewer than the previous week – a fall of 38 per cent.

Waverley recorded 35 cases in the week ending March 1, which is 23 fewer than the previous week, and equivalent to a fall of 40 per cent.

Elmbridge, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 37 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending March 01, which is 47 fewer than the previous 7 days. The rate in Elmbridge, is down by 56 per cent.

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