Interactive Covid map reveals how many cases are in YOUR area
THIS interactive map reveals how many people have tested positive for coronavirus in your postcode area.
People in England can use the Government tool to look up Covid-19 data for their local area.
To visit the map website, click here.
On mobile, enter your postcode, zoom in and click on the dot to reveal your local area. Then click on the arrow to reveal Covid infections. If blank, there are no cases. Click 'X' to perform another search.
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News rules have been introduced across the UK in order to help stop the spread of the virus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday upped the fine for people not wearing masks from £100 to £200 and also introduced a nationwide curfew.
Under the new rules pubs and restaurants will have to operate under table service only and will have to close, by law at 10pm.
Nationally, Bolton still has the highest number of infections, with 175.2 per 100,000 people.
The Northern Town was previously placed under local lockdown as local leaders try to get control of the infection spreading.
Areas such as Lostock and Ladybridge currently have 34 cases, and Kearseley and Stoneclough have 32.
Central Bolton has 17 cases while areas such as Tonge has 22.
The postcode tool from Public Health England allows you to see how many cases are in your area as well as the surrounding areas.
The figures, for England, will be published weekly at first with the aim of updating them daily.
Earlier this week London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned that the city could face it's own rules.
Across London as a whole, the rate of cases is reported to have increased in from 18.8 per 100,000 people to around 25 in just a week.
It's a rise of 33 per cent in seven days – faster than the north east, which last week was hit by tougher restrictions to control the spread of the virus.
If it crosses over 50, a 'local lockdown' could be triggered.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates that some 178,000 people – 0.2 per cent of London's population – currently have coronavirus.
Figures show Redbridge, a borough in the east of the city, has the highest Covid-19 infection rate at 34.2.
Areas in this borough include Ilford, Wanstead Park, Fairlop and Woodford.
It follows weeks of alarm over a surge in new cases.
Another 4,368 people were diagnosed with the deadly bug overnight, while another 11 people have died.
In his speech today, Prof Whitty says there is "no evidence" that suggests that the virus is a milder strain now than than seen at the peak of the pandemic in April.
And he said mortality rates from Covid-19 were "significantly greater" than seasonal flu, which killed around 7,000 annually, or 20,000 in a bad year.
Ministers are considering a two- to three-week 'circuit breaker' lockdown in a bid to quell cases.
On Friday, the PM said a second wave is "inevitable" in the UK.
Asked if the Government had eased lockdown too quickly, he said: "They got that peak under control, they brought it right down, they brought the number of infections right down by discipline and everybody adjusting our behaviours and the way we go about our lives – hands, face, space.
"And I think probably, truth to tell, what's happened here and what alas has happened in so many other countries is that people find it difficult to keep this up."
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