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There are over 10,000 cases of coronavirus in Suffolk, the latest data reveals.

The figures, as of December 31, show case rates across all four districts are above 1,000, as the Omicron variant sweeps through the county.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said last week the Government would be sticking to 'Plan B' restrictions despite recent surges in coronavirus cases across the UK.

These are the Suffolk neighbourhoods with the highest Covid-19 case rates.
These are the Suffolk neighbourhoods with the highest Covid-19 case rates.

Meanwhile, the trust that runs West Suffolk Hospital announced an 'internal critical incident' on Wednesday, to help ease the pressures on their services after reporting over six per cent of staff were absent from work.

With cases of Covid-19 not abating for now, these are the neighbourhoods across Suffolk with the highest case rates:

1. Sudbury - 2,093 cases per 100,000 people

As of December 31, there are 247 cases of coronavirus across Sudbury.
As of December 31, there are 247 cases of coronavirus across Sudbury.

2. Carlton Colville - 2,074.3 cases per 100,000 people

3. Great Cornard - 2,041.9 cases per 100,000 people

4. Gunton West - 2,027.8 cases per 100,000 people

5. Oulton - 1,991.1 cases per 100,000 people

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said last week the Government would be sticking to 'Plan B' restrictions.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said last week the Government would be sticking to 'Plan B' restrictions.

6. Lowestoft Central - 1,949.5 cases per 100,000 people

7. Oulton Broad West - 1,908.3 cases per 100,000 people

8. Beccles - 1,859.4 cases per 100,000 people

9. Pakefield North - 1,883 cases per 100,000 people

10. North Sudbury and Long Melford - 1,783.7 cases per 100,000 people

The neighbourhood with the lowest case rate is Lakenheath, with 714.3 cases per 100,000 people. As of December 31, there are 53 cases in the area.

Babergh is the district with the highest case rate, with 1,509.7 cases per 100,000 people. There are 1,400 cases in the district.