Local Covid-19 data

Updated: 15.10.21

There are many sources of publicly available data and information about COVID-19 in the borough. Unfortunately we are unable to respond to individual data requests.

For the latest data in your local area enter your postcode at the official UK Coronavirus dashboard on GOV.UK.

Daily figures on the number of covid-19 vaccinations provided by the NHS in England.

Latest data and analysis from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on Covid-19 in the UK.

Blackburn with Darwen Covid figures

There are many sources of data and information about COVID in Blackburn with Darwen.

Listed below is the current data that we are 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 29,373 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Blackburn with Darwen since the outbreak began.

  • This is roughly equal to 196 people out of every 1,000 that live in the Borough.
  • In the 7 days to 9th October 2021, 416 people tested positive for COVID, which represents a weekly rate of 277.3 cases per 100,000 residents.
  • In the week ending 8th October 2021, 7.0% of tests taken by our residents were positive.

NHS England publish information on their website on COVID-19 hospital activity. You can find local hospital information here.

Where are our cases?

Data showing numbers and rates for small areas in the borough can be found via the online interactive map on the Government website.

This data is available for statistical areas called middle super output areas (MSOAS), these cover different geographical areas to wards, but still provide a useful breakdown of cases within the borough.

Who are our cases?

To find out more about which age ranges in the borough currently have the highest rates, a heat map of the cases in the borough, by five year age groups can be found on the main government website. This shows how rates have changed over time and hovering a cursor over the visualisation allows you to see rates for specific age ranges and dates.

If the heat map does not load up, click on ‘Blackburn with Darwen’.

  • In the ‘area type’ options select local authorities
  • Then in ‘area name’ select Blackburn with Darwen