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.
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.
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
|2||Medway||Rochester South West||484|
|5||Dartford||Stone & Crossways||465.1|
|7||Tonbridge and Malling||Snodland||429.5|
|8||Medway||Wainscott & City Estate||424.5|
|10||Tunbridge Wells||Tunbridge Wells West||404.7|
|11||Dover||Aylesham & Elvington||403.6|
|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|
|20||Tunbridge Wells||High Brooms & Sherwood||370.8|
|25||Medway||Chatham South East||342.5|
|26||Sevenoaks||Swanley South & Crockenhill||334.5|
|28||Dartford||Central Dartford & West Hill||331.5|
|31||Dartford||Temple Hill & Marshes||327.4|
|32||Gravesham||Sole Street & Vigo||326.3|
|35||Dartford||Ebbsfleet & Greenhithe||322.6|
|36||Canterbury||Herne Bay Parade||322.3|
|38||Tonbridge and Malling||Borough Green, Wrotham & Shipbourne||317.7|
|39||Dartford||Brent & Fleet Estate||317.5|
|42||Tunbridge Wells||Southborough West||315|
|44||Swale||Newington, Halstow & Upchurch||313|
|46||Dartford||Wilmington & Hawley||308.4|
|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|
|54||Gravesham||Istead Rise & Meopham||299|