East Suffolk coronavirus case rate almost double UK average
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Coronavirus case rates in east Suffolk are almost double the UK's average.
In the seven days ending on June 17, coronavirus cases rose by 111 to a total of 376 - an increase of almost 42pc.
It means the district has a case rate of 150.2 per 100,000 people, almost double the UK's average of 85.9.
It is a similar picture across the rest of Suffolk, with 1,040 cases and a rate of 136.6, while Norfolk has 1,357 cases and a rate of 148.5 over the same period.
Parts of Lowestoft, however, have some of the lowest levels in Waveney, with the central ward having eight cases, while a further seven are in Oulton Broad West, and six are in Pakefield North.
The Bungay and the Saints area saw 11 cases recorded - up by four in a week- with a rate of 149.9 per 100,000 people.
Beccles also had 11 cases after an increase of five, with a rate of 128.6 per 100,000 people.
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Across the border, the Thurlton, Haddiscoe and Geldeston ward has 18 cases, up by 16, with a case rate of 307.2 per 100,000 people.