Leicester has returned to the top ten worst areas in England for coronavirus infection rates despite a continuing decline in the number of new cases.

Latest verified Public Health England data places the city at seventh place out of 315 English council areas with the seven-day incidence rate at 252.1 cases per 100,000 people – well above the national average of just under 140 cases per 100,000 people.

The fall in the city is less sharp than in other parts of the county and that has pushed it back up the national list which has been compiled by the Press Association and is based on figures in the week up to Sunday, February 14.

They also show all other parts of Leicestershire saw a decline in infection rates over those seven days except North West Leicestershire.

The district’s incidence rate rose to 215.2 cases per 100,000 people and was one of 13 areas across the country that saw an increase.

It has entered the top 20 infection areas in England.

From left to right: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to February 14; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to February 14; rate of new cases in the seven days to February 7; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to February 7.

  • Corby, 317.1, (229), 429.3, (310)

  • Middlesbrough, 289.4, (408), 382.3, (539)

  • Sandwell, 271.0, (890), 383.3, (1259)

  • Ashfield, 269.7, (345), 308.8, (395)

  • St Helens, 263.0, (475), 350.0, (632)

  • Peterborough, 259.6, (525), 300.6, (608)

  • Leicester, 252.1, (893), 293.3, (1039)

  • Knowsley, 249.9, (377), 348.7, (526)

  • Mansfield, 244.3, (267), 344.0, (376)

  • East Staffordshire, 243.8, (292), 319.0, (382)

  • Kettering, 239.7, (244), 308.5, (314)

  • Walsall, 234.7, (670), 416.1, (1188)

  • Copeland, 234.7, (160), 180.4, (123)

  • Newark and Sherwood, 233.6, (286), 221.4, (271)

  • Bolton, 231.3, (665), 289.0, (831)

  • Luton, 227.6, (485), 317.8, (677)

  • Nottingham, 222.3, (740), 296.8, (988)

  • North West Leicestershire, 215.2, (223), 190.1, (197)

  • Rotherham, 214.0, (568), 222.3, (590)

  • Preston, 213.1, (305), 343.0, (491)

  • Fenland, 211.1, (215), 276.9, (282)

  • Wolverhampton, 210.0, (553), 306.8, (808)

  • Slough, 209.3, (313), 311.0, (465)

  • Bolsover, 206.1, (166), 281.8, (227)

  • Salford, 205.9, (533), 243.8, (631)

  • Bury, 205.2, (392), 210.5, (402)

  • Sunderland, 203.8, (566), 278.7, (774)

  • Birmingham, 201.9, (2305), 281.9, (3219)

  • Blackburn with Darwen, 199.7, (299), 303.9, (455)

  • South Derbyshire, 199.5, (214), 211.6, (227)

  • Cannock Chase, 199.5, (201), 225.3, (227)

  • Redcar and Cleveland, 198.3, (272), 215.8, (296)

  • Boston, 198.1, (139), 171.0, (120)

  • Erewash, 197.6, (228), 213.2, (246)

  • Stockton-on-Tees, 197.1, (389), 250.8, (495)

  • Tameside, 196.9, (446), 179.3, (406)

  • Wellingborough, 195.7, (156), 237.1, (189)

  • Derby, 195.1, (502), 255.7, (658)

  • South Staffordshire, 193.0, (217), 256.1, (288)

  • Rushcliffe, 193.0, (230), 196.3, (234)

  • Darlington, 192.9, (206), 203.2, (217)

  • Bradford, 192.3, (1038), 222.1, (1199)

  • Nuneaton and Bedworth, 191.7, (249), 204.8, (266)

  • Redditch, 190.0, (162), 283.8, (242)

  • Chesterfield, 188.8, (198), 205.9, (216)

  • Dudley, 188.4, (606), 238.2, (766)

  • Tamworth, 187.8, (144), 259.5, (199)

  • Liverpool, 187.3, (933), 269.3, (1341)

  • Doncaster, 187.2, (584), 186.0, (580)

  • Telford and Wrekin, 186.8, (336), 256.9, (462)

  • Charnwood, 185.6, (345), 188.3, (350)

  • Tendring, 184.9, (271), 221.1, (324)

  • Stockport, 184.0, (540), 208.9, (613)

  • Manchester, 183.4, (1014), 237.0, (1310)

  • Wakefield, 182.6, (636), 205.6, (716)

  • Bassetlaw, 181.3, (213), 255.4, (300)

  • Oldham, 180.9, (429), 210.9, (500)

  • Bedford, 180.6, (313), 288.5, (500)

  • Crawley, 180.6, (203), 243.8, (274)

  • Ealing, 180.2, (616), 296.4, (1013)

  • Calderdale, 180.2, (381), 196.3, (415)

  • North Warwickshire, 179.3, (117), 206.9, (135)

  • Northampton, 178.1, (400), 289.8, (651)

  • South Ribble, 177.8, (197), 285.2, (316)

  • Stevenage, 177.6, (156), 265.2, (233)

  • Barnsley, 177.0, (437), 191.6, (473)

  • Halton, 177.0, (229), 282.0, (365)

  • Chorley, 176.8, (209), 211.5, (250)

  • Kirklees, 176.4, (776), 195.8, (861)

  • Warrington, 175.7, (369), 234.7, (493)

  • Wigan, 175.0, (575), 201.1, (661)

  • Gedling, 174.7, (206), 253.6, (299)

  • Blaby, 174.3, (177), 212.8, (216)

  • Rochdale, 173.1, (385), 220.3, (490)

  • South Holland, 172.6, (164), 213.6, (203)

  • Solihull, 171.5, (371), 224.1, (485)

  • East Northamptonshire, 169.3, (160), 179.8, (170)

  • Sefton, 166.4, (460), 281.8, (779)

  • Hillingdon, 163.3, (501), 276.3, (848)

  • Harborough, 163.1, (153), 179.1, (168)

  • Hinckley and Bosworth, 162.6, (184), 174.1, (197)

  • West Lancashire, 161.8, (185), 206.5, (236)

  • Hounslow, 161.7, (439), 292.1, (793)

  • Coventry, 161.2, (599), 223.7, (831)

  • North Tyneside, 161.1, (335), 180.8, (376)

  • County Durham, 158.5, (840), 186.9, (991)

  • Leeds, 156.8, (1244), 197.2, (1564)

  • Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, 155.8, (616), 235.2, (930)

  • Spelthorne, 155.2, (155), 218.3, (218)

  • Ribble Valley, 154.4, (94), 179.0, (109)

  • Broxtowe, 154.3, (176), 192.0, (219)

  • Rugby, 153.3, (167), 223.1, (243)

  • Barking and Dagenham, 153.1, (326), 231.6, (493)

  • Hartlepool, 152.7, (143), 207.1, (194)

  • Barrow-in-Furness, 152.1, (102), 199.9, (134)

  • Hull, 151.3, (393), 163.2, (424)

  • Bristol, 150.6, (698), 182.1, (844)

  • Welwyn Hatfield, 150.4, (185), 232.4, (286)

  • Lancaster, 150.0, (219), 195.2, (285)

  • Portsmouth, 149.4, (321), 197.8, (425)

  • Stoke-on-Trent, 148.6, (381), 225.8, (579)

  • Hyndburn, 148.1, (120), 270.2, (219)

  • Lichfield, 148.0, (155), 233.9, (245)

  • North East Derbyshire, 147.8, (150), 187.3, (190)

  • Wycombe, 147.7, (258), 197.5, (345)

  • Allerdale, 146.3, (143), 233.2, (228)

  • Amber Valley, 145.9, (187), 241.1, (309)

  • Blackpool, 145.6, (203), 204.4, (285)

  • Breckland, 145.0, (203), 187.9, (263)

  • Brent, 144.9, (478), 246.2, (812)

  • Worcester, 144.2, (146), 225.2, (228)

  • King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, 144.0, (218), 238.5, (361)

  • Shropshire, 143.6, (464), 190.0, (614)

  • Pendle, 143.3, (132), 221.5, (204)

  • Oadby and Wigston, 142.1, (81), 261.3, (149)

  • Merton, 140.4, (290), 223.2, (461)

  • Southampton, 139.8, (353), 211.1, (533)

  • South Gloucestershire, 139.3, (397), 171.5, (489)

  • Wychavon, 138.3, (179), 199.3, (258)

  • Woking, 137.9, (139), 216.3, (218)

  • Wyre Forest, 137.2, (139), 165.9, (168)

  • Stafford, 136.9, (188), 165.4, (227)

  • Trafford, 136.9, (325), 168.5, (400)

  • South Tyneside, 135.8, (205), 170.9, (258)

  • Norwich, 134.4, (189), 256.1, (360)

  • Arun, 133.7, (215), 204.7, (329)

  • Cheshire West and Chester, 133.5, (458), 182.2, (625)

  • Milton Keynes, 131.4, (354), 182.2, (491)

  • Rushmoor, 131.1, (124), 231.5, (219)

  • Harrow, 130.6, (328), 219.8, (552)

  • Rutland, 130.2, (52), 465.9, (186)

  • Harlow, 129.8, (113), 213.6, (186)

  • Burnley, 129.3, (115), 218.2, (194)

  • Huntingdonshire, 129.2, (230), 174.2, (310)

  • Carlisle, 128.8, (140), 151.8, (165)

  • Daventry, 128.0, (110), 147.8, (127)

  • Great Yarmouth, 127.8, (127), 206.4, (205)

  • Hammersmith and Fulham, 126.9, (235), 204.7, (379)

  • Wirral, 125.6, (407), 196.6, (637)

  • Fylde, 125.0, (101), 203.0, (164)

  • Rossendale, 124.5, (89), 177.7, (127)

  • Braintree, 124.5, (190), 171.7, (262)

  • High Peak, 124.1, (115), 210.4, (195)

  • Aylesbury Vale, 121.3, (242), 206.6, (412)

  • Eastleigh, 121.3, (162), 178.9, (239)

  • Watford, 121.1, (117), 234.0, (226)

  • North Kesteven, 120.6, (141), 146.3, (171)

  • Cheshire East, 120.0, (461), 168.4, (647)

  • Central Bedfordshire, 119.2, (344), 167.0, (482)

  • Richmondshire, 119.1, (64), 152.6, (82)

  • Wiltshire, 118.6, (593), 131.2, (656)

  • Gateshead, 117.8, (238), 169.3, (342)

  • Newham, 117.2, (414), 216.1, (763)

  • Gravesham, 116.9, (125), 148.7, (159)

  • Lincoln, 116.8, (116), 100.7, (100)

  • Thurrock, 116.4, (203), 162.3, (283)

  • Bromsgrove, 116.1, (116), 182.2, (182)

  • Northumberland, 115.4, (372), 138.0, (445)

  • Sutton, 115.3, (238), 206.4, (426)

  • Sheffield, 114.9, (672), 171.7, (1004)

  • North East Lincolnshire, 114.7, (183), 99.6, (159)

  • Wyre, 114.2, (128), 164.2, (184)

  • Kingston upon Thames, 113.8, (202), 189.3, (336)

  • Reading, 113.7, (184), 199.0, (322)

  • Southend-on-Sea, 113.6, (208), 190.0, (348)

  • East Riding of Yorkshire, 113.1, (386), 133.4, (455)

  • Sedgemoor, 112.8, (139), 167.2, (206)

  • Runnymede, 111.8, (100), 184.5, (165)

  • Melton, 111.3, (57), 158.2, (81)

  • Staffordshire Moorlands, 109.7, (108), 109.7, (108)

  • South Kesteven, 109.5, (156), 183.3, (261)

  • Fareham, 109.3, (127), 184.1, (214)

  • Hambleton, 109.2, (100), 137.6, (126)

  • West Lindsey, 108.7, (104), 107.7, (103)

  • Newcastle upon Tyne, 108.6, (329), 137.7, (417)

  • Test Valley, 108.6, (137), 170.4, (215)

  • Gosport, 108.4, (92), 191.0, (162)

  • Hertsmere, 107.7, (113), 218.3, (229)

  • Lambeth, 107.7, (351), 185.6, (605)

  • South Bucks, 107.1, (75), 154.2, (108)

  • Malvern Hills, 106.7, (84), 134.7, (106)

  • Newcastle-under-Lyme, 105.8, (137), 158.4, (205)

  • Redbridge, 103.9, (317), 189.7, (579)

  • St Albans, 103.7, (154), 142.1, (211)

  • Castle Point, 102.9, (93), 161.5, (146)

  • Waltham Forest, 102.9, (285), 167.5, (464)

  • Dartford, 102.1, (115), 178.5, (201)

  • Havant, 101.4, (128), 156.9, (198)

  • Bracknell Forest, 101.2, (124), 195.0, (239)

  • Croydon, 100.9, (390), 195.0, (754)

  • Barnet, 100.8, (399), 179.1, (709)

  • Three Rivers, 100.7, (94), 147.9, (138)

  • Selby, 100.4, (91), 149.0, (135)

  • West Berkshire, 100.3, (159), 156.5, (248)

  • Havering, 100.2, (260), 188.8, (490)

  • Oxford, 99.0, (151), 169.2, (258)

  • Swale, 98.6, (148), 116.6, (175)

  • Stroud, 98.4, (118), 106.7, (128)

  • Chichester, 98.2, (119), 175.0, (212)

  • Warwick, 98.1, (141), 137.0, (197)

  • Ipswich, 97.9, (134), 160.0, (219)

  • Bexley, 97.9, (243), 159.9, (397)

  • Eastbourne, 97.4, (101), 145.5, (151)

  • North Hertfordshire, 97.3, (130), 168.5, (225)

  • Derbyshire Dales, 96.8, (70), 159.0, (115)

  • Epsom and Ewell, 96.7, (78), 168.7, (136)

  • Isle of Wight, 96.6, (137), 117.1, (166)

  • Haringey, 96.4, (259), 139.2, (374)

  • East Cambridgeshire, 95.7, (86), 119.1, (107)

  • Harrogate, 95.1, (153), 121.9, (196)

  • North Lincolnshire, 94.6, (163), 121.3, (209)

  • Hastings, 93.9, (87), 159.7, (148)

  • Dacorum, 93.7, (145), 138.3, (214)

  • New Forest, 93.3, (168), 118.3, (213)

  • Swindon, 93.2, (207), 134.6, (299)

  • Folkestone and Hythe, 92.9, (105), 147.8, (167)

  • Winchester, 92.9, (116), 123.3, (154)

  • Rochford, 92.7, (81), 139.6, (122)

  • South Lakeland, 92.3, (97), 73.3, (77)

  • Eden, 92.0, (49), 182.1, (97)

  • Ashford, 90.7, (118), 129.2, (168)

  • Basingstoke and Deane, 90.6, (160), 132.5, (234)

  • Wandsworth, 90.4, (298), 164.4, (542)

  • Ryedale, 90.3, (50), 112.0, (62)

  • Torbay, 90.3, (123), 126.2, (172)

  • Somerset West and Taunton, 90.3, (140), 166.3, (258)

  • Greenwich, 89.6, (258), 171.2, (493)

  • Broxbourne, 89.4, (87), 217.9, (212)

  • Mole Valley, 89.4, (78), 100.9, (88)

  • Kensington and Chelsea, 89.0, (139), 139.0, (217)

  • Chiltern, 88.6, (85), 138.6, (133)

  • Colchester, 88.3, (172), 188.5, (367)

  • Dorset, 87.7, (332), 149.5, (566)

  • Brentwood, 87.0, (67), 120.7, (93)

  • Enfield, 86.6, (289), 169.6, (566)

  • Guildford, 86.6, (129), 140.3, (209)

  • North Somerset, 86.0, (185), 144.2, (310)

  • Cherwell, 85.7, (129), 119.6, (180)

  • Uttlesford, 85.4, (78), 120.5, (110)

  • Reigate and Banstead, 85.4, (127), 177.5, (264)

  • Forest of Dean, 85.3, (74), 94.5, (82)

  • Stratford-on-Avon, 84.6, (110), 113.0, (147)

  • Bromley, 83.0, (276), 139.0, (462)

  • East Hampshire, 82.6, (101), 148.0, (181)

  • Medway, 82.6, (230), 143.6, (400)

  • Lewes, 82.3, (85), 120.1, (124)

  • Surrey Heath, 81.7, (73), 88.5, (79)

  • Tandridge, 81.7, (72), 147.5, (130)

  • Richmond upon Thames, 81.3, (161), 167.7, (332)

  • York, 80.2, (169), 120.6, (254)

  • Chelmsford, 80.2, (143), 159.8, (285)

  • Lewisham, 80.1, (245), 156.9, (480)

  • East Suffolk, 79.0, (197), 117.1, (292)

  • Basildon, 78.0, (146), 156.5, (293)

  • Broadland, 78.0, (102), 160.6, (210)

  • Herefordshire, 77.8, (150), 87.1, (168)

  • Hackney and City of London, 77.0, (224), 116.2, (338)

  • Southwark, 76.8, (245), 140.5, (448)

  • Hart, 76.2, (74), 105.1, (102)

  • Bath and North East Somerset, 76.1, (147), 98.3, (190)

  • Maidstone, 75.7, (130), 190.9, (328)

  • Windsor and Maidenhead, 75.3, (114), 144.6, (219)

  • Waverley, 75.2, (95), 117.2, (148)

  • South Cambridgeshire, 74.2, (118), 143.9, (229)

  • Maldon, 73.9, (48), 135.5, (88)

  • Cambridge, 73.7, (92), 116.2, (145)

  • East Hertfordshire, 73.5, (110), 98.2, (147)

  • West Suffolk, 73.2, (131), 111.1, (199)

  • Mid Sussex, 72.8, (110), 88.7, (134)

  • Worthing, 72.4, (80), 151.9, (168)

  • Gloucester, 70.5, (91), 136.3, (176)

  • Horsham, 68.8, (99), 130.7, (188)

  • Exeter, 68.5, (90), 37.3, (49)

  • Tower Hamlets, 68.1, (221), 113.9, (370)

  • Mid Devon, 68.0, (56), 143.4, (118)

  • Brighton and Hove, 67.7, (197), 104.5, (304)

  • Thanet, 67.6, (96), 143.0, (203)

  • Mendip, 67.5, (78), 96.9, (112)

  • South Norfolk, 67.4, (95), 112.9, (159)

  • Epping Forest, 66.8, (88), 128.3, (169)

  • South Northamptonshire, 66.7, (63), 110.1, (104)

  • Wokingham, 66.6, (114), 122.1, (209)

  • Westminster, 65.4, (171), 119.0, (311)

  • Elmbridge, 65.1, (89), 108.2, (148)

  • East Lindsey, 64.9, (92), 122.8, (174)

  • Islington, 63.9, (155), 119.2, (289)

  • Vale of White Horse, 63.2, (86), 103.7, (141)

  • Cheltenham, 62.8, (73), 73.1, (85)

  • Adur, 62.2, (40), 112.0, (72)

  • South Oxfordshire, 61.9, (88), 108.4, (154)

  • Scarborough, 61.6, (67), 106.7, (116)

  • Tunbridge Wells, 61.5, (73), 101.9, (121)

  • East Devon, 60.8, (89), 54.0, (79)

  • Wealden, 60.7, (98), 110.9, (179)

  • Camden, 59.3, (160), 99.2, (268)

  • Tewkesbury, 58.9, (56), 78.9, (75)

  • South Somerset, 58.8, (99), 110.5, (186)

  • Sevenoaks, 58.8, (71), 103.5, (125)

  • Cotswold, 55.6, (50), 76.8, (69)

  • Dover, 55.0, (65), 122.7, (145)

  • Babergh, 54.3, (50), 73.9, (68)

  • Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, 52.6, (301), 80.8, (462)

  • Craven, 52.5, (30), 92.8, (53)

  • Teignbridge, 50.7, (68), 76.0, (102)

  • North Norfolk, 49.6, (52), 101.1, (106)

  • West Oxfordshire, 48.8, (54), 100.3, (111)

  • Plymouth, 46.9, (123), 67.5, (177)

  • Canterbury, 46.6, (77), 81.6, (135)

  • Tonbridge and Malling, 46.2, (61), 89.3, (118)

  • Rother, 38.5, (37), 67.7, (65)

  • Mid Suffolk, 37.5, (39), 82.8, (86)

  • North Devon, 27.8, (27), 23.7, (23)

  • South Hams, 21.8, (19), 52.9, (46)

  • West Devon, 19.7, (11), 46.6, (26)

  • Torridge, 14.6, (10), 17.6, (12)

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