A neighbourhood in Rugby is now classed as 'nearly Covid free' - here are the latest figures for the town

The Rugby borough is still above the national average but the number of positive cases are falling

The area covering the south of Rugby town centre has recorded fewer than three positive Covid cases over a seven-day period (up to February 17).

This means that the area classed as Town South and School is now in the 'nearly Covid free' category.

Yesterday (Monday) we reported that Yelvertoft had moved into the same category.

The areas in white show wards which have recorded fewer than three positive Covid-19 cases in the past seven days up to February 17.

The figures continue to fall across the town and borough but there have been some small increases in the east of the town over the seven-day period (up to Feb 17), compared to the same previous seven-day period.

Here are the latest figures in Rugby:

(Covid cases over the seven-day period up to Feb 17. Rolling rate is the number of cases per 100,000 people. The national average is about 100).

New Bilton

Total cases: 16

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 6 (-27.3%)

Rolling rate: 191.0

Town North & Newbold on Avon

Total cases: 14

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 5 (-26.3%)

Rolling rate: 184.7

Brownsover

Total cases: 17

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 3 (-15.0%)

Rolling rate: 163.0

Town East

Total cases: 22

The rate has increased relative to the previous week by 12 (120.0%)

Rolling rate: 310.7

Eastlands

Total cases: 14

The rate has increased relative to the previous week by 5 (55.6%)

Rolling rate: 238.0

Hillmorton

Total cases: 11

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 3 (-21.4%)

Rolling rate: 109.6

Overall rate for the Rugby borough

Total cases: 166

The rate has decreased relative to the previous week by 38 (-18.6%)

Rolling rate: 152.4 (this is above the national average which is at about 100)