Suffolk weekly Covid-19 case rate drops as 2,353 new cases are reported
The number of Covid-19 cases in Suffolk has decreased this week and is now below that of England and the East of England as a whole, new data from Suffolk County Council has revealed.
In the week ending November 10, there were 2,353 new cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk, 746 less than the previous week.
The rate of new weekly cases in the county has decreased and is now 335.6 per 100,000 people.
This rate is lower than the rate for the East of England region, 362.7 per 100,000, and England as a whole, 346.5 per 100,000.
Four of Suffolk's five districts saw a downward trend in cases, with 657 cases in East Suffolk, 585 reported in West Suffolk, 498 recorded in Ipswich and 307 in Mid Suffolk.
Babergh saw an upward trend in cases over the past week, with 306 cases if the virus recorded.
In total, up to the 29 October 2021, there have been 1,665 deaths in Suffolk where COVID-19 was recorded on the death certificate.
There have been 13 COVID-19 related deaths in the most recent week of data.