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55 Kent neighbourhoods with COVID rates above national average

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Original article from Kent Live

COVID infection rates continue to fall across Kent, having seen cases skyrocket across the county.

The seven-day rolling rate has dropped in almost every part of the county, according to the latest Government data.

Dartford and Medway are the only districts above the national average, which currently stands at 296.6.

Read more: Thanet and Canterbury bucking the trend with cases still rising

However, within each district are small areas with case rates soaring above average.

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In 55 Kent neighbourhoods, COVID is spreading faster than average in England.

The majority of the top 10 most infected neighbourhoods are located in Medway.

The small area with the highest rate in Kent is Walderslade in Medway, with 557.8.

Dartford and Medway are the only districts above the national average

With an infection rate of 68.3, Biddenden, Smarden & High Halden, in Ashford, is one of the least infected areas of the county.

Neighbourhoods with fewer than three cases are not included in the data.

Below is a list of all Kent neighbourhoods with COVID rates above the national average, ranked from highest to lowest.

The rates are based on data collected in the seven days to July 28.

Kent neighbourhoods above England's average

Number District Neighbourhood Infection rate
1 Medway Walderslade 557.8
2 Medway Rochester South West 484
3 Medway Parkwood East 479.2
4 Medway Chatham Maritime 476.1
5 Dartford Stone & Crossways 465.1
6 Medway Lordswood 461.2
7 Tonbridge and Malling Snodland 429.5
8 Medway Wainscott & City Estate 424.5
9 Medway Settington 424.4
10 Tunbridge Wells Tunbridge Wells West 404.7
11 Dover Aylesham & Elvington 403.6
12 Medway Rochester East 400.2
13 Medway Rochester West 398.1
14 Tonbridge and Malling Larkfield & New Hythe 397.7
15 Medway Gillingham South East 396.8
16 Medway Rainham North West 395
17 Medway Hoo St Werburgh & High Halstow 382.8
18 Medway Gillingham East 374
19 Sevenoaks Darenth Valley 372.3
20 Tunbridge Wells High Brooms & Sherwood 370.8
21 Dartford Heath 370.4
22 Maidstone Maidstone West 360.3
23 Dartford Newtown 345.7
24 Maidstone Allington 343.9
25 Medway Chatham South East 342.5
26 Sevenoaks Swanley South & Crockenhill 334.5
27 Gravesham Northfleet South 334
28 Dartford Central Dartford & West Hill 331.5
29 Gravesham Westcourt 330.1
30 Medway Hoo Peninsula 329.4
31 Dartford Temple Hill & Marshes 327.4
32 Gravesham Sole Street & Vigo 326.3
33 Thanet Broadstairs South 325.8
34 Medway Gillingham North 325.1
35 Dartford Ebbsfleet & Greenhithe 322.6
36 Canterbury Herne Bay Parade 322.3
37 Sevenoaks West Kingsdown 317.9
38 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Green, Wrotham & Shipbourne 317.7
39 Dartford Brent & Fleet Estate 317.5
40 Maidstone Mote Park 317.3
41 Medway Twydall 316.2
42 Tunbridge Wells Southborough West 315
43 Gravesham Gravesend Town 313.5
44 Swale Newington, Halstow & Upchurch 313
45 Medway Gillingham Central 308.7
46 Dartford Wilmington & Hawley 308.4
47 Medway Gillingham South 308.2
48 Sevenoaks Edenbridge 307.2
49 Canterbury Bridge, Bishopsbourne & Barham 306.1
50 Gravesham Gravesend South & Coldharbour 306.1
51 Maidstone Harrietsham, Hollingbourne & Lenham 305.5
52 Tonbridge and Malling Kings Hill & Wateringbury 304.1
53 Gravesham Singlewell 301
54 Gravesham Istead Rise & Meopham 299
55 Thanet Margate Town 298.1

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