One neighbourhood in Luton records drop in weekly Covid infections, but across town case rates have risen by 46%

20 out of 21 areas saw an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period data

By Steve Sims
Friday, 31st December 2021, 1:00 pm

Covid case rates in Luton have risen by 46.4% in the latest weekly figures, but one of the town's 21 neighbourhoods actually saw a drop in infections. The data for the town as a whole shows a case rate of 1,094.9 per 100,000 people in the week to December 23, up from the previous week's 747.9 figure.

The latest data for Luton shows 20 out of 21 neighbourhoods saw an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period. Here we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people in the week to December 23, and the one area which bucked the trend.

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