The 18 areas in London where coronavirus cases increased last week – My London
More than half of London’s boroughs saw coronavirus cases increase last week, new data shows.
According to figures published by Public Health England (PHE), Covid-19 cases increased in 18 of the capital’s boroughs.
The data shows cases in terms of per 100,000 of the population.
The figures show the rate of new cases in each area based on tests that have been carried out in laboratories (‘pillar 1’ of the Government’s testing programme) and in the wider community (‘pillar 2’).
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When comparing the weekly rate of Covid-19 cases for the weeks up to July 21 and July 28, Hammersmith and Fulham saw the biggest increase, with cases jumping from 3.8 to 8.6.
Covid-19 cases increased in Barking and Dagenham from 5.2 to 9.9, while in Brent they jumped from 4.5 to 9.1.
There was also significant rises in Barnet, Camden and Greenwich.
It’s important to note that in 14 boroughs coronavirus cases decreased last week.
NHS workers in PPE treat a patient at Queen’s Hospital
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In City of London and Hackney (which are recorded together), cases went from 18.4 to 14.2.
In Merton cases decreased from 5.3 to 1.5, and in Havering they went from 7.8 to 4.3.
Take a look at our tables below to see how many cases are in your borough per 100,000 people.
Where coronavirus cases increased
Where coronavirus cases decreased or stayed the same
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