Covid cases have increased in Wiltshire which has a much higher than average case rate.

In the seven days leading up to November 17, the case rate in Wiltshire was at 563.4 per 100,000 people compared to the national average of 422.7 for this period according to Public Health England.

This is higher than desirable, the total cases, 2840, increasing by 27.8% from the week before.

Cases went up in 44 areas out of the 63 in Wiltshire.

The most affected areas for new cases were Amesbury, where Covid cases went up by 57, and Durrington & Bulford where cases went up by 51.

The case rates in these areas were well above the national average of 422.6 for this period with a rate of 904.4 in Amesbury and a huge case rate of 1261.7 in Durrington & Bulford which was the highest case rate in Wiltshire overall.

The area with the second highest Covid case rate was Warminster West & North, with a case rate of 1067.8, and the third highest was Warminster East with a case rate of 985. 

Amesbury had the highest amount of Covid cases in total, recording 114 in this period. 

According to official figures updated today, which show Wiltshire wide data only, the number of coronavirus cases in Wiltshire increased by 1,196 since Friday, November 19. 

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