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Covid-19: Case numbers fall in 16 Peterborough neighbourhoods

The number of new Covid-19 cases fell in more than two-thirds of Peterborough neighbourhoods, according to the most recent Public Health England figures.
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Cases rose significantly in Dogsthorpe and fell in the Central Park area (Photo: Terry Harris)

16 of the 23 Peterborough Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) saw a fall in the number of newly reported coronavirus cases in the week ending March 28.

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 March 28 compared to those from March 21 are:

  • Dogsthorpe - 33, up from 11
  • Fengate & Parnwell - 20, down from 22
  • Hampton Vale - 19, up from 14
  • Millfield & Bourges Boulevard - 15, down from 24
  • Central Park - 13, down from 24
  • Barnack, Wittering & Wansford - 13, up from 5
  • North Bretton and Westwood - 11, up from 8
  • Stanground - 11, down from 19
  • Paston - 9, down from 18
  • Peterborough Central - 8, down from 9
  • Hargate and Orton Longueville - 8, up from 7
  • Bretton Park - 8, up from 5
  • Orton Malborne & Goldhay - 6, down from 12
  • Yaxley & Farcet - 6, up from 4
  • West Town & Woodston - 5, down from 15
  • Fletton - 5, down from 13
  • Walton - 5, down from 10
  • Longthorpe & Netherton - 5, down from 9
  • Werrington - 4, down from 5
  • Glinton, Northborough & Maxey - 4, down from 5
  • Newborough & Peakirk - 0-2, down from 6
  • Eye & Thorney - 0-2, down from 6
  • Orton West & Castor - 0-2, down from 4

The biggest fall came in Central Park, where 13 new cases were recorded in the week to March 28, after 24 the week before. The biggest rise was reported in Dogsthorpe, where there were 22 more cases confirmed than in the week prior.

Three Peterborough neighbourhoods recorded between 0-2 cases in the week to March 28. In these areas, exact case numbers are not given to protect individuals' identities.