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London Covid cases borough by borough revealed as infection rates fall despite mass testing

The lowest rate was in Hackney and the City of London at 17.9 confirmed cases per 100,000 people

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By Nicholas Cecil@nicholascecil12 hours agoL

ondoners have quashed Covid-19 cases to a seven-day rate below 30 in seven inner London boroughs, official figures reveal today.

They show the rate falling to 28.3 confirmed new infections per 100,000 in Westminster in the week to March 19.

The lowest rate was in Hackney and the City of London at 17.9.

The five other inner London boroughs below a 30 rate were Hammersmith and Fulham, Camden, Kensington and Chelsea, Southwark and Lewisham.https://d914a09dec93367edf1c43ab5204e458.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html?n=0

Six outer London boroughs have a rate below 30, with the lowest in Barnet at 21.

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The other five are Croydon, Bromley, Bexley, Haringey and Enfield.

The rates have dropped that low despite mass testing for the return of schools — and increasingly by workplaces  — picking up more asymptomatic cases using rapid flow devices.

The official figures show:

  • London’s seven-day rate was 35.8 confirmed new cases per 100,000 in the week to March 19, down 9.8 per cent on the previous week.
  • Eight boroughs had a rate between 30 and 40, and seven between 40 and 50.
  • The highest seven-day rate was in Hillingdon at 67.1.
  • The biggest fall in cases was in Barnet, down by 40.3 per cent in the week to March 19, followed by Croydon down 40 per cent and Waltham Forest down 28.3 per cent.
  • The largest rise was in Islington, up 67.2 per cent, though from a low base.
  • A further 34,935 first dose jabs were announced yesterday to have been adminstered in London, taking the total so far to 2,935,365 with the vaccine roll-out.
  • A further 15,861 second dose vaccinations were announced yesterday to have been administered in the capital, taking the total so far to 235,238.
  • Seven deaths, within 28 days of the individuals testing positive for coronavirus, were announced for the city yesterday, taking the total so far to 15,395.

The detailed figures show that:

  • Barnet saw 83 cases in the week to March 19, down 56 (40.3%) with a seven-day rate of 21
  • Croydon 90 cases, down 60 (40%) rate 23.3
  • Waltham Forest 86 cases, down 34 (28.3%) rate 31
  • Bromley 83 cases, down 30 (26.5%) rate 25
  • Hammersmith and Fulham 54 cases, down 19 (26%) rate 29.2
  • Camden 55 cases, down 19 (25.7%) rate 20.4
  • Sutton 69 cases, down 23 (25%) rate 33.4
  • Haringey 64 cases, down 19 (22.9%) rate 23.8
  • Kingston 80 cases, down 20 (20%) rate 45.1
  • Bexley 63 cases, down 14 (18.2%) rate 25.4
  • Ealing 205 cases, down 44 (17.7%) rate 60
  • Harrow 124 cases, down 25 (16.8%) rate 49.4
  • Westminster 74 cases, down 12 (14%) rate 28.3
  • Hillingdon 206 cases, down 33 (13.8%) rate 67.1
  • Havering 91 cases, down 13 (12.5%) rate 35.1
  • Kensington and Chelsea 38 cases, down 5 (11.6%) rate 24.3
  • Tower Hamlets 105 cases, down 10 (8.7%) rate 32.3
  • Newham 148 cases, down 12 (7.5%) rate 41.9
  • Hounslow 157 cases, down 8 (4.8%) rate 57.8
  • Enfield 95 cases, down 3 (3.1%) rate 28.5
  • Barking and Dagenham 94 cases, down 1 (1.1%) rate 44.2
  • Greenwich 106 cases, down 1 (0.9%) rate 36.8
  • Hackney and City of London 52 no change, rate 17.9
  • Richmond 66 cases, up 1 (1.5%) rate 33.3
  • Wandsworth 120 cases, up 2 (1.7%) rate 36.4
  • Lewisham 90 cases, up 3 (3.4%) rate 29.4
  • Lambeth 103 cases, up 4 (4%) rate 31.6
  • Redbridge 155 cases, up 11 (7.6%) rate 50.8
  • Brent 78 cases, up 22 (14.1%) rate 54
  • Southwark 77 cases, up 13 (20.3%) rate 24.2
  • Merton 96 cases, up 18 (23.1%) rate 46.5
  • Islington 97 cases, up 39 (67.2%) rate 40

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