Cases of Covid-19 in Cumbria have decreased in the last seven days, a welcome reprieve after the rates soared during the last couple of months.

For the latest recorded seven days until July 27, Whitehaven Harbour and Corkickle recorded the highest number of cases per 100,000 people.

The case rate for the area now stands at 812.2 per 100,000 people. Cases in the area did decrease, however, by 32 from the previous week.

An interactive map, which uses data from Public Health England, shows how many people have tested positive for the virus in each area during a seven-day period.

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The data is broken down by postcodes.

The latest interactive map for the seven days to July 27 uses Middle Layer Super Output Areas, which are smaller than council wards and based on population rather than geographical area.

The data for Cumbria for the week ending July 27 shows that there was a decrease of 2,028 cases, taking the total to 1,308.

This is a decrease of 60.8% from the previous week. The case rate per 100,000 people for the county is 261.6. This is now lower than the UK average which is 291.8.

The rates for each borough per 100,000 people are as follows:

These are the areas in the county that have more than 200 cases per 100,000 people:

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