NEW figures from Cheshire West and Chester Council show which areas of Northwich and Winsford have seen an increase in Covid cases in the past week.

The latest seven-day figures available from the council cover the period from October 14 to 20 – the first week of the borough’s Tier 2 coronavirus lockdown.

Across the two towns, Over and Verdin in Winsford had the highest number of new cases during that week, while Dene in Winsford had the highest infection rate per 100,000 people.

In Northwich, Marbury had the highest number of cases, while Leftwich saw its number of coronavirus cases almost triple in the space of a week to give it the town’s highest infection rate.

This map below shows the areas of Cheshire West which were hardest hit by coronavirus between October 14 and 20 shaded in darker purple.

Winsford Guardian:

Here are the case numbers for each council ward in Northwich and Winsford from October 14 to 20 with the infection rate per 100,000 people in brackets, followed by the figures for October 7 to 13.

Each area which has seen an increase a case numbers during that week is highlighted in bold.

NORTHWICH

  • Davenham, Moulton and Kingsmead – 20 cases (156.74); 24 cases (225.61)
  • Hartford and Greenbank – eight cases (94.14); 11 cases (129.44)
  • Leftwich – 17 cases (376.36); six cases (132.83)
  • Marbury – 25 cases (195.8); 20 cases (156.64)
  • Rudheath – eight cases (146.44); nine cases (164.74)
  • Shakerley – seven cases (139.22); 14 cases (278.44)
  • Weaver and Cuddington – 20 cases (139.69); 18 cases (125.72)
  • Winnington and Castle – 16 cases (188.3); 13 cases (153)
  • Witton – 10 cases (196.7); 17 cases (334.38)

WINSFORD

  • Dene – 18 cases (408.26); 13 cases (294.85)
  • Gravel – nine cases (220.05); six cases (146.7)
  • Over and Verdin – 33 cases (230.91); 19 cases (132.95)
  • Swanlow – five cases (101.17); seven cases (141.64)
  • Wharton – eight cases (143.78); seven cases (125.81)

To see the full interactive map and check which council ward you live in click here.