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Rushcliffe continues to have the highest rate of Covid cases in the county – 85% are in under 50s

Figures released today show the extent of the virus in Rushcliffe.

Figures released by a joint data unit at Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City County show Rushcliffe continues to run with the highest Covid-19 figures in Nottinghamshire.

Data up to and including 21 June shows that the borough has seen 206 cases in last seven days and has a rate per 100,000 residents of 172.8 cases. 344 cases have been recorded over the last fourteen days.

The age of cases though shows that since 1 May 2021 85% of cases are in the under 50s, with 67% of cases in age under 30s.

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Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats have called on the Clinical Commissioning Group and Local Authority partners to start surge testing especially those not yet vaccinated.

In other local authority areas the numbers are:

Nottingham rate per 100,000 – 164 cases in seven days 548

Newark 53.1 rate 65 cases

Mansfield 38.4 rate 42 cases

Gedling 100.1 rate 118 cases

Broxtowe 103.5 rate 118 cases

Bassetlaw 63.0 rate 74 cases

Ashfield 66.4 rate 85 cases