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All Kent areas ranked from most to least number of Delta variant cases

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Original article from Kent Live

Cases of the Delta variant continue to rise across Kent, according to the latest Government figures.

Public Health England has begun releasing data on the number of cases confirmed in each local authority of the variant first identified in India, known as the Delta variant.

The figures mean that it is possible to track how the coronavirus variant is spreading throughout Kent, and where it is most prevalent.

Read more:COVID infection rates more than double in majority of Kent areas

The most recent data was released on July 2 and covers the period of time up to June 30 – in that time, 1,662 cases of the Delta variant were recorded in Kent.

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The Delta variant is most prevalent in Medway, where 295 cases have been recorded.

Canterbury, which has seen its overall infection rate more than treble in a week, follows behind with 239.

Folkestone and Hythe has recorded the lowest number of Delta variant cases, with 38.

Below is the full breakdown of the number of Delta variant cases recorded so far in each Kent's 13 local authority areas.

Folkestone and Hythe has recorded the lowest number of Delta variant cases

Delta variant cases in each Kent district

Medway: 295

Canterbury: 239

Maidstone: 209

Dartford: 179

Sevenoaks: 154

Tonbridge and Malling: 119

Gravesham: 98

Tunbridge Wells: 81

Ashford: 80

Dover: 64

Swale: 63

Thanet: 43

Folkestone and Hythe: 38

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