Covid cases by district: Inner London sees a sharp drop in Covid cases, as recent figures reveal

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London has seen a sharp drop in weekly Covid-19 cases, according to the latest data.

An analysis of official case figures from the Evening Standard reveals that every borough in inner London experienced a significant drop in infections in the seven days leading up to 20 January.

Newham led with a decline of 30.4 percent, followed by Kensington & Chelsea (down 26.3 percent), Tower Hamlets (down 25.1 percent), Westminster (down 23.9 percent) and Lambeth (down 22.1 percent). percent), while Hackney and the City of London found that the number of infections decreased by 21, percent.

Overall, cases are falling in 26 boroughs, according to the latest figures, with infections rising in six: The Child, Havering, Richmond Upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, Sutton and Bromley.

London now has the lowest seven-day infection rate of any region in the UK with 846.6 cases per year. 100,000. The Northeast is the official epicenter with a case rate of 1,286.9, although the differences between the regions are relatively small compared to earlier in the pandemic.

The number of patients in hospitals in London with Covid-19 was reported on Tuesday to stand at 2,762, which is a decrease of 30 compared to Monday’s total number and well below the most recent high of 4,074 reported on 5 January.

About 180 of the most seriously ill were reported to be on ventilators in the capital, continuing a steady decline from the height of the Omicron wave of 243 on 4 January.

This comes as recent figures from Transport for London show that commuters are gradually returning to central London, following the government’s decision to ease Plan B restrictions.

Up to 9 Tuesday morning, there were about 900,000 inputs and outputs on the tube – an increase of 8 percent compared to last Tuesday and 51 percent of normal.

Across the UK, a further 439 Covid deaths occurred on Tuesday – the highest daily figure since February last year.

A further 94,326 cases were reported, bringing the total to 16,047,716.

London Covid cases by district in the seven days up to 20 January

Camden – 1,924 cases, a decrease of 258 (-11.8%). Cases per 100,000: 688.3.

Islington – 1,875 cases, a decrease of 212 (-10.2%). Cases per 100,000: 755.7.

Hackney and the City of London – 2,042 cases, down 543 (-21%). Cases per 100,000: 699.6.

Tower Hamlets – 2,349 cases, down 786 (-25.1%). Cases per 100,000: 707.6.

Lewisham – 2,239 cases, a decrease of 296 (-11.7%). Cases per 100,000: 733.4.

Southwark – 2,292 cases, down 486 (-17.5%). Cases per 100,000: 716.2.

Lambeth – 2,252 cases, down 640 (-22.1%). Cases per 100,000: 699.8.

Wandsworth – 2,763 cases, a decrease of 318 (-10.3%). Cases per 100,000: 837.9.

Hammersmith & Fulham – 1,624 cases, down 339 (-17.3%). Cases per 100,000: 884.4.

Kensington & Chelsea – 1,188 cases, a decrease of 424 (-26.3%). Cases per 100,000: 757.3.

Westminster – 1,848 cases, a decrease of 580 (-23.9%). Cases per 100,000: 684.8.

Brent – 3,133 cases, down 625 (16.6%). Cases per 100,000: 955.9.

The child – 4,376 cases, an increase of 216 (+ 5.2%). Cases per 100,000: 1,096.7.

Haringey – 2,042 cases, down 406 (16.6%). Cases per 100,000: 766.6.

Waltham Forest – 2,136 cases, down 296 (-12.2%). Cases per 100,000: 771.3.

Enfield – 2,353 cases, down 322 (-12.0%). Cases per 100,000: 705.4.

Redbridge – 2,751 cases, down 248 (-8.3%). Cases per 100,000: 900.0.

Barking & Dagenham – 1,551 cases, down 336 (17.8%). Cases per 100,000: 724.4.

Havering – 2,211 cases, an increase of 26 (+ 1.2%). Cases per 100,000: 848.3.

Newham – 2,280 cases, a decrease of 997 (-30.4%). Cases per 100,000: 641.8.

Bexley – 1,774 cases, down 293 (-14.2%). Cases per 100,000: 711.6.

Greenwich – 2,127 cases, down 351 (-14.2). Cases per 100,000: 735.9.

Bromley – 2,930 cases, an increase of 249 (+ 9.3%). Cases per 100,000: 880.5.

Croydon – 2,852 cases, a decrease of 614 (-17.7%). Cases per 100,000: 734.0.

Sutton – 2,036 cases, an increase of 164 (+ 8.8%). Cases per 100,000: 980.2.

Merton – 2,109 cases, down 38 (-1.8%). Cases per 100,000: 1,021.5.

Kingston Upon Thames – 1,805 cases, an increase of 194 (+ 12.0%). Cases per 100,000: 1,007.6.

Richmond Upon Thames – 2,180 cases, an increase of 351 (+ 19.2%). Cases per 100,000: 1,100.2.

Hounslow – 3,286 cases, a decrease of 132 (3.9%). Cases per 100,000: 1,209.1.

Ealing – 3,708 cases, down 629 (-14.5%). Cases per 100,000: 1,089.5.

Harrow – 2,768 cases, down 57 (-2.0%). Cases per 100,000: 1,096.9.

Hillingdon – 3,412 cases, down 177 (-4.9%). Cases per 100,000: 1,104.2.

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