Nine parts of England where coronavirus cases are on the rise have been revealed by the latest figures from Public Health England.
PHE has identified nine locations across England which is seeing cases of Covid-19 jump – with the last seven days included in the data.
The figures follow the local lockdown in Leicester, which saw shops shutter and schools earlier this week.
The local lockdown in the East Midlands city – which is likely to be the first of many, according to many experts – has left locals frustrated.
Residents and business owners have voiced their displeasure at the government’s handling of the crisis.
The deadly bug has killed over 44,000 Brits since February, when the first cases of Covid-19 were recorded across the nation.
And as the UK emerges from lockdown this weekend with a so-called Super Saturday, new figures show a worrying rise in some areas.
Redcar and Cleveland in North Yorkshire, Wokingham in Berkshire and Bolton have seen a rise in the number of cases per 100,000 people.
In Redcar and Cleveland the figure has risen from 0.7 cases per 100,000 people to 5.1.
In Wokingham the number has risen from 0.6 to 3 and in Bolton the number has risen from 15.8 to 23.5.
Nine areas where coronavirus cases have jumped in a week amid local lockdown fears
1. Redcar and Cleveland: 0.7 to 5.1
2. Wokingham: 0.6 to 3.0
3. Barking and Dagenham: 1.4 to 5.7
4. Knowsley: 6.0 to 20.1
5. Havering: 1.9 to 5.4
6. Hammersmith and Fulham: 5.9 to 12.4
7. Bolton: 15.8 to 23.5
8. Doncaster: 17.4 to 21.3
9. Sheffield: 20.6 to 24.4