This is how the infection rates for each area of Lancashire compare as stark 'full-lockdown' warning issued

Lancashire infection rates: This is how each area compares as stark 'full-lockdown' warning issued

Yesterday, Lancashire's three directors of public health issued a stark warning to residents that the region could be just weeks away from full lockdown.

By Colin Ainscough
Wednesday, 30th September 2020, 2:14 pm

Sakthi Karunanithi, DPH for Lancashire County Council; Arif Rajpura, DPH for Blackpool Council; and Dominic Harrison, DPH for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, said they are keen to stress the importance of following the rules, citing hefty fines and increased restrictions in the future if people "if people don’t take notice now".

Currently the rates of Covid-19 in Lancashire are among some of the highest in the country.

Here we take a look at the current infection rate in each area of Lancashire and how they compare.

The figures below are based on Public Health England (PHE) data in the seven days to September 26.

Here is the full list, from lowest to highest infection rate - the latest number of cases are also included (Images are for illustration purposes only):

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