The number of areas recording almost no cases of coronavirus over the last seven days is continuing to increase.

More and more areas are now being classed as 'suppressed' as cases are rapidly dropping across the country, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

It comes as non-essential businesses, including pubs and hairdressers, opened their doors for the first time on Monday, April 12, many for the first time this year as the lockdown restrictions continue to ease.

Pubs and restaurants have also welcomed back customers to the outdoor areas, like beer gardens.

Areas that have hardly any cases of the virus over the previous seven days recorded are classed as "suppressed".

In Staffordshire and Derbyshire, some areas have fewer than three cases, which means the Public Health England website does not give out the data for these places to protect the identity of individuals involved.

Public Health England publishes a map that is colour-coded and shows the rate of cases for each area. If an area appears as white then the cases have been suppressed. Light green is a low rate of between 10 and 49 cases only. It then goes to a darker green and blue for areas with higher rates, with the areas with the highest rate of cases shaded in purple.

These latest figures cover the seven-day period up to Wednesday, April 7, which are the most up-to-date available.

Get more coronavirus updates for your area by typing your postcode here:

Staffordshire

Burton Winshill

Burton Brizlincote

Burton Eton Park

Burton Stretton

Rolleston and Tutbury

Alrewas, Fradley and King's Bromley

Whittington, Hopwas and Clifton Campville

Abbots Bromley, Yoxall and Marchington

Uttoxeter Heath

Mayfield, Rocester and Bramshall

Cheadle South and Upper Tean

Cheadle Town

Cheadle North, Alton and Kingsley

Blythe Bridge, Forsbrook and Caverswall

Lichfield East

Lichfield Central

Burntwood North East and Longdon

Burntwood Chase Terrace and Hammerwich

Burntwood Chasetown

Burntwood West

Stenstone, Stonnall and Little Aston

Fazeley, Mile Oak and Drayton Basset

Central Tamworth

Kettlebrook

Belgrave

Dosthill and Two Gates

Amington

Wimblebury and Cannock Wood

Hednesford South and Heath Hayes

Hednesford Central

Hednesford Pye Green

Hawks Green

Cannock North East

Cannock North

Cannock West and Mill Green

Huntington

Penkridge and Acton Trussell

Brewood and Wheaton Aston

Rugeley North and Etchinghill

Rugeley Town

Rugeley South and Brereton

Weston and Haywood

Stafford Common and Great Bridgeford

Eccleshall and Yarnfield

Little Stoke and Milwich

Armitage and Colton

Stafford North East

Weeping Cross and Brocton

Gnosall and Haughton

Rowley and Derrington

Stone Town

Barlaston, Tittensor and Swynnerton

Trentham East

Hanford and Trentham West

Dresden

Hollybush and Blurton North

Fen Park

Norton

Great Chell and Packmoor

Goldenhill and Sandyford

Weston Coyney

Northwood

Birches Head

Smallthorne and Sneyd Green

Baddley and Milton

Endon and Brown Edge

Werrington and Wetley Rocks

Leek South and Cheddleton

Leek East and Upper Hulme

Ipstones, Warslow and Hamps Valley

Kidsgrove West

Kidsgrove Central

Talke and Crackley

Audley and Bignall End

Silverdale and Keele

Alsager West

Biddulph North and Brownlees

South Derbyshire

Swadlincote West

Castle Gresley, Overseal and Coton

Willington South and Repton

Melbourne, Ticknall and Hartshorne

Hilton and Etwall

Hatton and Burnaston

Doveridge, Brailsford and Bradley

North West Leicestershire

Ashby North

Ashby South

Packington, Ravenstone and Coleorton

Donisthorpe and Blackfordby

Staffordshire Live Newsletter April 13 2021

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