Kent COVID: Cases fall across every single district including Dartford, Dover, Folestone, Maidstone, and Tonbridge

Kent has seen the number of COVID cases fall in every single district.

The week-on-week figures cover the seven days to January 7, with the rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 people.

Data for the most recent four days (January 8-11) has been excluded as it is incomplete and does not reflect the true number of cases.

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Every single region in Kent has seen a fall in the number of cases.

The biggest drop has been in Dartford with 1,841 cases compared to 2,304 the week before.

But the smallest drop was Thanet with 2,260 recorded cases compared to 2,292 the week before.

Of the 377 local areas in the UK, 155 (41%) have seen a week-on-week rise in rates and 222 (59%) have seen a fall.

Derry City & Strabane in Northern Ireland continues to have the highest rate in the UK, with 5,259 new cases in the seven days to January 7, the equivalent of 3,480.3 per 100,000 people.

This is down from a rate of 4,177.8 for the seven days to December 31.

Middlesbrough has the second-highest rate, up from 1,904.7 to 3,111.4, with 4,396 new cases.

Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria has the third-highest rate, down slightly from 2,983.8 to 2,946.4, with 1,966 new cases.

Inverclyde has the highest rate in Scotland (2,193.1, down from 2,561.6) and Neath Port Talbot has the highest rate in Wales (2,003.0, down from 2,298.7).

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The biggest drop has been in Dartford with 1,841 cases compared to 2,304 the week before
The biggest drop has been in Dartford with 1,841 cases compared to 2,304 the week before

It reads, from left to right: name of local authority; nation or region of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to January 7; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to January 7; rate of new cases in the seven days to December 31; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to December 31.

Dartford, 1614.2, (1841), 2020.1, (2304)

Tunbridge Wells, 1193.9, (1420), 1289.7, (1534)

Sevenoaks, 1291.7, (1568), 1487.0, (1805)

Tonbridge and Malling, 1480.7, (1963), 1658.0, (2198)

Maidstone, 1302.5, (2255), 1523.7, (2638)

Gravesham, 1500.6, (1604), 1845.8, (1973)

Medway, 1554.4, (4339), 1769.4, (4939)

Canterbury, 1102.2, (1838), 1279.1, (2133)

Ashford, 1383.0, 1324.2, (1735), 1446.4, (1895)

Swale, 1516.4, (2290), 1525.0, (2303)

Folkestone and Hythe, 1314.0, (1489), 1339.6, (1518)

Dover, 1227.7, (1455), 1314.6, (1558)

Thanet, 1597.6, (2260), 1620.3, (2292)

The five UK areas with the biggest week-on-week rises

Middlesbrough (up from 1,904.7 to 3,111.4)

Hartlepool (1,754.1 to 2,856.0)

Sunderland (1,585.8 to 2,632.8)

South Tyneside (1,646.9 to 2,667.2)

Darlington (1,380.8 to 2,243.9)

Article Source: Kent Live