The most new Covid-19 cases in the week to August 8 were recorded in West Town and Woodston, but the biggest rise compared to the week prior was reported in Peterborough Central.
All Peterborough Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) recorded more than 10 new cases, with more than 90% of them (21 out of 23) showing a rise in case numbers.
MSOAs are geographic units designed to improve the reporting of small area statistics in England and Wales, with an average of 7,000 people per MSOA. If you're unsure of which your local area falls under, see the Public Health England interactive map.
This MSOA data is based on addresses given at the point of testing to reflect the distribution of cases throughout the city.
Figures for Peterborough in the week to August 8 compared to those from August 1 are:
|Area||Number of new cases||Rise/fall from last week|
|West Town and Woodston||75||Up 33 (78.6% rise)|
|Peterborough Central||68||Up 42 (161.5% rise)|
|Fengate and Parnwell||62||Up 28 (82.4% rise)|
|Hargate and Orton Longueville||62||Up 23 (59% rise)|
|Stanground||57||Up four (7.5% rise)|
|Central Park||56||Up 15 (36.6% rise)|
|Hampton Vale||53||Up five (10.4% rise)|
|Orton Malborne and Goldhay||51||Up 15 (41.7% rise)|
|Fletton||50||Up 26 (108.3% rise)|
|Yaxley and Farcet||50||Up 11 (28.2% rise)|
|Paston||49||Up eight (19.5% rise)|
|North Bretton and Westwood||45||Up 25 (125% rise)|
|Millfield and Bourges Boulevard||43||Up 10 (30.3% rise)|
|Werrington||35||Up 15 (75% rise)|
|Walton||34||Up 11 (47.8% rise)|
|Longthorpe and Netherton||33||Up 20 (153.8% rise)|
|Dogsthorpe||32||Up three (10.3% rise)|
|Newborough and Peakirk||32||Down two (5.9% fall)|
|Bretton Park||30||Up four (15.4% rise)|
|Orton West and Castor||26||Up five (23.8% rise)|
|Eye and Thorney||26||Up one (4% rise)|
|Barnack, Wittering and Wansford||21||Up one (5% rise)|
|Glinton, Northborough and Maxey||11||Down eight (42.1% fall)|
Dr Simon Clarke, associate professor in cellular microbiology at the University of Reading, said: “We are seeing an early sense of what living with Covid-19 looks like.
“As restrictions are lifted and the economy rebounds, we are ‘running hot’ when it comes to managing Covid spread.”
Peterborough residents are being encouraged to book a vaccine - or attend one of many walk-in clinics operating across the city - to reduce the spread of the virus.