This information will be updated daily. Updated: 3.8.20
There are many sources of data and information about COVID in Blackburn with Darwen.
Listed below is the current data that Public Health is using to guide local plans and decisions. This data is accurate and will be updated as new data becomes available.
- To date there have been 1,458 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Blackburn with Darwen since the outbreak began.
- This is just under 1 in every 100 people that live in the Borough.
- In the 7 days to the 29th July, 121 people tested positive for COVID, which represents a weekly rate of 81.2 cases per 100,000 residents.
- In the week ending 29th July, 4.6% of tests taken by our residents were positive.
Further data and information is available from the national websites below
Middle Super Output Areas (MSOAs)
MSOAs are statistical areas roughly the size of a ward. Blackburn with Darwen has 18 MSOAs. Each week Public Health England publishes the number of positive cases of Covid-19 recorded in each MSOA. However, numbers below 3 are suppressed to maintain confidentiality. This data can be downloaded at coronavirus-staging.data.gov.uk/cases on the 'Weekly cases by local area in England’section. You can also enter your postcode and view the latest week’s count for your MSOA here.