Original article from Kent Live
Coronavirus infection rates are on the rise in eight areas of Kent, according to the latest data.
Gravesham remains the worst affected area of the county, having seen the greatest week-on-week increase in new cases.
The district’s infection rate more than doubled in the seven days to April 26.
Infections are also on the rise in Thanet and both districts are above the national average (23.9).
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It is just over two weeks until the country enters the third phase in the roadmap out of lockdown.
From May 17, groups of up to six people and two households will be allowed to meet in each other's homes.
Indoor hospitality will also be allowed to reopen, alongside museums, cinemas and hotels.
Latest infection rates across Kent
Areas in bold have recorded an increase.
From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to April 26; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to April 26; rate of new cases in the seven days to April 19; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to April 19.
Gravesham, 29.0, (31), 14.0, (15)
Thanet, 22.5, (32), 16.9, (24)
Tunbridge Wells, 18.5, (22), 21.1, (25)
Ashford, 18.5, (24), 13.1, (17)
Canterbury, 16.9, (28), 17.5, (29)
Dartford, 16.9, (19), 16.0, (18)
Tonbridge and Malling, 16.6, (22), 10.6, (14)
Dover, 15.2, (18), 8.5, (10)
Sevenoaks, 12.4, (15), 14.9, (18)
Swale, 12.0, (18), 11.3, (17)
Maidstone, 11.6, (20), 15.1, (26)
Medway, 10.8, (30), 13.6, (38)
Folkestone and Hythe, 6.2, (7), 5.3, (6)