Covid Infection Rates -Wolverhampton

Councillor Update 4 December 2020

Covid infection rate

The Covid-19 infection rate in Wolverhampton for the week leading up to 1 December was 249.48 cases per 100,000 people per week.

This compares to 299.18 cases per 100,000 people per week the week leading up to 24 November 2020.

For context, the current highest rate in the UK is 567.6 per 100,000 people in Medway and the lowest is 23.8 per 100,000 in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

Councillor Phil Bateman said – ” It is good to note that all those people in our City that are sticking to the rules, have had the their efforts rewarded by another substantial drop in the infection rate in our City. I just want to thank them for their duty and their selfless thoughts for others, that they have shown.

Lets hope we can continue to reduce the covid-19 rates even more over the next few weeks.”

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more