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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

More than 3,600 cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 have spread around Kent.

According to government data released on Friday (July 23), 3,601 cases of the highly transmissible variant have been recorded across Kent's 13 districts.

The data, released by Public Health England, tracks the number of variant cases across Kent including the Delta, Alpha, and Beta variants.

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The most recent data was released on Friday (July 23) and covers the period of time up to July 21.

Across England there have been at least 286,765 cases of the Delta variant, and likely far more.

Of those, at least 3,601 have been recorded in one of Kent's districts.

It comes after the latest data revealed that there were more than 7,800 new COVID cases in Kent in just one week.

Medway has had more confirmed Delta variant cases than anywhere else in the county.

The conurbation has seen 524 confirmed Delta cases since records began, almost 100 more than any other Kent district.

Canterbury has had the second-most with 469, while Maidstone comes in third with 452.

Thanet, the least-infected part of Kent and the second-least infected town in England, has unsurprisingly had the fewest number of Delta cases (116).

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

Delta variant cases in each Sussex district

Canterbury is Kent's most infected district

Medway – 524

Canterbury – 459

Maidstone – 452

Dartford – 308

Sevenoaks – 300

Tonbridge & Malling – 296

Tunbridge Wells – 239

Swale – 234

Gravesham – 233

Ashford – 170

Folkestone & Hythe – 139

Dover – 131

Thanet – 116

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