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Warwickshire tourist town has highest Covid rate in West Midlands – as Coventry rate hits two-month low

Three towns in Warwickshire remain West Midlands Covid hotspots while Coventry’s rate hit a new two-month low.

Coronavirus rates in parts of the county remain the highest in the region according to the latest publicly available data.

Infection rates for each region of the West Midlands are shown in a table on the Coventry Solihull and Warwickshire dashboard – and Stratford-upon-Avon leading the way.

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The rate in the region, over the seven days to February 7, was 956.43 per 100,000 people.

Warwick is just below, second in the table, with a rate of 941.89 per 100,000 population.

With a seven-day rolling rate of 891.36 per 100,000 population, rugby is the fourth highest in the region.

Sitting outside the ten hardest hit areas are Nuneaton and Bedworth.

Last month, the area topped the charts, but now the rate in the borough has fallen to 684.46 per 100,000 population.

The latest data from the Coventry Solihull and Warwickshire Dashboard shows three areas of Warwickshire have the highest Covid rates – while Coventry hit a two-month low.

The rate in North Warwickshire is the lowest in Warwickshire, standing at 634.35 per 100,000 population in the seven days to February 7.

But it is not the lowest in our region.

Coventry saw its rate fall to a new two-month low.

The rate in the city, over the seven days to February 7, was 589.74 per 100,000 population.

It has not been this low since December 14 last year, when it stood at 572.78 per 100,000 population.

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