These are the areas of Hartlepool where Covid case rates were rising in the second week of March./Photo: UK Government

The Hartlepool areas where Covid infections were rising and falling in the second week of March

How well is lockdown in Hartlepool working? We reveal the areas where infections were rising and dropping in the second week of March.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 4:26 pm

Hartlepool has now been in a lockdown for more than two months - but coronavirus cases are not falling in all areas.

The latest figures show four out of 12 neighbourhoods have seen an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period.

Five neighbourhoods saw cases drop, while three – Harbour and Victoria, Rift House and Summerhill and The Fens, Elwick and Hart - recorded no change in infection rates from the first week of March.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods have seen the biggest rise and fall in case rates per 100,000 people between March 5 and March 12.

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