Tandridge has the highest weekly coronavirus infection rate in Surrey

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

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

There were 223 confirmed cases in Tandridge in the week ending September 12, which is equivalent to an infection rate of 251.9 cases per 100,000 people.

The lowest infection rate in the county is in Waverley where the latest rate is 178.6 cases per 100,000 population and is down by 40 per cent compared to the previous week.

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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 227.9 cases per 100,000 people.

There were a total of 2726 positive tests across Surrey in the week ending September 12, which is 926 fewer cases than the previous week. The number of cases has fallen in the county by 25 per cent.

In Tandridge, there were 223 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending September 12, which is 58 fewer than the previous 7 days. The infection rate in Tandridge is the same as the previous day and the longer term week-on-week trend is down by 21 per cent.

There were 222 positive tests over the last week in Surrey Heath, which is 76 fewer than in the previous week. The week-on-week trend in Surrey Heath is down by 26 per cent and the latest infection rate is 248.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In Elmbridge, the latest infection rate is 247.1 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases has gone down by 23 per cent. A total of 339 people tested positive for Covid in Elmbridge over the seven days ending on September 12, which is 102 fewer than the week before.

Reigate and Banstead recorded 365 coronavirus cases, which is 120 fewer than in the previous seven days. The latest infection rate in Reigate and Banstead is 244.6 cases per 100,000 people and that is down by 25 per cent week-on-week.

The trend is down in Guildford, where there were 359 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending September 12, which is 45 fewer than the previous 7 days. That is down by 11 per cent compared to the previous week.

Epsom and Ewell saw a total of 189 cases in the week ending September 12, which is 57 fewer than the previous week. That is a fall of 23 per cent.

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There was a fall of 34 per cent in cases in Spelthorne over the week ending September 12. Spelthorne recorded 226 positive Covid-19 tests, and that is 116 fewer than the previous week.

In Runnymede, the number of cases was down 23 per cent. There were 190 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending September 12, which is 57 fewer than the previous 7 days.

There were 207 cases recorded in Woking, which is 64 fewer than the previous week – a fall of 24 per cent.

Mole Valley recorded 180 cases in the week ending September 12, which is 78 fewer than the previous week, and equivalent to a fall of 30 per cent.

Waverley, which has the lowest infection rate in the region, recorded 226 positive Covid-19 tests in the week ending September 12, which is 153 fewer than the previous 7 days. The rate in Waverley, is down by 40 per cent.

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