COVID-19 prevalence on Derry's cityside over double that of the Waterside

The BT48 postcode area has the highest COVID-19 rate in the north with the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 on Derry's cityside over double that of the Waterside.

Monday, 14th June 2021, 4:25 pm
Updated Monday, 14th June 2021, 4:26 pm

Between June 7 and June 13 there were 76 SARS-CoV-2 cases on the cityside (BT48) giving a rate per 100,000 of 124.9.

In the BT47 postal area - the Waterside to Dungiven - there were 31 positive tests over the same weekly period giving a rate per 100,000 of 50.1.

The COVID-19 rate is much higher on the cityside.
The COVID-19 rate is much higher on the cityside.

In Strabane (BT82) there were 17 cases giving a prevalence rate of 63.2 cases per 100,000.

In Castlederg (BT81) there were no COVID-19 cases.

The BT48 on the westbank of the Foyle still has the highest prevalence rate for COVID-19 in the north with the rate over double that of the BT47 area of the Waterside.