Data shows the areas of Yorkshire where Covid-19 infections are falling

Yorkshire has now been in lockdown for more than two months – but are coronavirus cases falling everywhere?

There are 692 neighbourhoods across the region's 21 local authorities, including North and North East Lincolnshire.

Data shows that Covid-19 infections dropped in 283 of these in the seven days up to March 11, according to the JPIMedia Data Unit's analysis of the Government's Covid-19 statistics – meaning 41 per cent of all of the region's neighbourhoods saw cases fall.

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The latest, third lockdown began on January 5 and data shows most council areas are seeing a divide in neighbourhoods where cases are falling and rising.

Ambulance pictured outside Leeds General Infirmary

For example in the Barnsley district, cases dropped in 14 of its 30 neighbourhoods and rose in 14 others. There were two remaining neighbourhoods which has fewer than three positive cases of Covid-19.

Across North Yorkshire (excluding the City of York), coronavirus cases fell in 25 of its 76 various neighbourhoods, but rose in 27 – with 35 neighbourhoods where there were fewer than three cases.

The statistics include areas of Lincolnshire which have historically formed part of the Humber.

A full breakdown how many neighbourhoods in the region's local authority areas have seen cases dropping can be seen below:

Barnsley - 14 of 30 neighbourhoods

Bradford - 25 of 61

Calderdale - eight of 27

Doncaster - 15 of 39

East Riding of Yorkshire - 18 of 43

Hull - 13 of 32

Kirklees - 33 of 59

Leeds - 41 of 107

North East Lincolnshire - 7 of 23

North Lincolnshire - six of 23

North Yorkshire - 25 of 76

Rotherham - 18 of 23

Sheffield - 28 of 70

Wakefield - 24 of 45

York - eight of 24

A full breakdown of case rates can be found by neighbourhood at https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/

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