The parts of mid Essex currently worst impacted by Covid cases have been revealed.

An online map, which is part of the Government's coronavirus data dashboard, shows where positive cases have been in recent days divided into areas.

It is based on pillar 1 and pillar 2 testing data from Public Health England and covers the period of September 16 to 22.

In mid Essex, the most cases during this period were in Coggeshall and Kelvedon where there were five.

There are also several pockets of cases.

The list:

  • Silver End and Stisted - 4
  • Coggeshall and Kelvedon - 5
  • South Woodham Ferrers - 4
  • Great Dunmow - 3
  • Takeley, Stansted Airport and Mountfitchet South - 3
  • Thaxted, Great Sampford and Radwinter - 3

Other areas in mid Essex have recorded between none and two cases.

Small cases are grouped and not individually identified.

Latest figures show coronavirus infection has risen in Essex over the past seven days.

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The data shows the infection rate in Maldon is now 9.2 cases per 100,000 people.

In Braintree, the rate is 7.9 and in Chelmsford, the rate is 12.9

In Colchester, the infection rate is now 15.9 cases per 100,000 people, with 31 cases recorded in the week ending on Tuesday, September 22.