Surrey Covid latest as infection rates increase in all 11 areas of county

Coronavirus case rates have gone up in all eleven areas of Surrey.

Epsom and Ewell has the highest Covid-19 infection rate in the county, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

There were 358 confirmed coronavirus cases in Epsom and Ewell in the week ending July 13, which is equivalent to an infection rate of 444.0 cases per 100,000 people.

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The lowest infection rate in the county is in Surrey Heath where the latest rate is 201.6 cases per 100,000 population and is up by 25 per cent compared to the previous week.

The infection rate for the whole county of Surrey is now 300.4 cases per 100,000 people.

There were a total of 3,594 positive tests across Surrey in the week ending July 13, which is 1,156 more cases than the previous week.

The number of cases has risen in the county by 47 per cent.

In Epsom and Ewell , there were 358 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending July 13, which is 73 more than the previous 7 days.

The infection rate in Epsom and Ewell is slightly up on the previous day and the longer term week-on-week trend is up by 26 per cent.

There were 568 positive tests over the last week in Reigate and Banstead , which is 233 more than in the previous week.

The week-on-week trend in Reigate and Banstead is up by 70 per cent and the latest infection rate is 381.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In Tandridge , the latest infection rate is 318.9 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone up by 66 per cent.

A total of 281 people tested positive for Covid in Tandridge over the seven days ending on July 13, which is 112 more than the week before.

The latest updated coronavirus infection rates for Surrey
The latest updated coronavirus infection rates for Surrey
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Runnymede recorded 285 coronavirus cases, which is 91 more than in the previous seven days.

The latest infection rate in Runnymede is 318.7 cases per 100,000 people and that is up by 47 per cent week-on-week.

The trend is up in Mole Valley , where there were 274 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending July 13, which is 115 more than the previous 7 days. That is up by 72 per cent compared to the previous week.

Elmbridge saw a total of 412 cases in the week ending July 13, which is 112 more than the previous week. That is a rise of 37 per cent.

There was a rise of 48 per cent in cases in Spelthorne over the week ending July 13. Spelthorne recorded 290 positive Covid-19 tests, and that is 94 more than the previous week.

In Woking , the number of cases was up 46 per cent. There were 262 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending July 13, which is 83 more than the previous 7 days.

There were 328 cases recorded in Waverley , which is 102 more than the previous week – a rise of 45 per cent.

Guildford recorded 356 cases in the week ending July 13, which is 105 more than the previous week, and equivalent to a rise of 42 per cent.

Surrey Heath , which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 180 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending July 13, which is 36 more than the previous 7 days. The rate in Surrey Heath is up by 25 per cent.

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