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Coronavirus: West Norfolk neighbourhoods with most deaths according to new map




A new map from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows how many coronavirus deaths there have been, by area in West Norfolk, between March and June.

The map details deaths involving Covid-19 by 'Middle Layer Super Output Areas' – small areas, each with a similarly-sized population of about 7,000 – while the size of the circle for each area represents the number of deaths.

In our part of Norfolk, the number of deaths per area range from 24 in Swaffham and 14 in Downham Market, to three in Stoke Ferry, Hilgay and Wimbotsham; Walsingham and Raynham; and Watlington, Wiggenhall and Terrington St John, and just one in Dereham West, Necton and Gressenhall.

ONS map shows coronavirus deaths in West Norfolk between March and June by area. Picture: ONS (39348342)
ONS map shows coronavirus deaths in West Norfolk between March and June by area. Picture: ONS (39348342)

The ONS data used to create this map states that there were 142 deaths involving Covid-19 reported in West Norfolk between March and June.

To find out how your area has been affected across the four-month period, enter your postcode into the interactive map below.

Sarah Caul, head of mortality analysis, at the ONS said: "Following the peak recorded in April, in June we have seen a large decrease in the proportion of deaths involving Covid-19 across all English regions and Wales."

Below is a list of deaths in areas in West Norfolk, Breckland and North Norfolk:

  • Swaffham - 24
  • Downham Market - 14
  • Gaywood North Bank - 13
  • Long Sutton East and Sutton Bridge - 13
  • Gaywood Chase and Old Gaywood - 11
  • Heacham and Snettisham - 10
  • Town, South Lynn and West Lynn - 9
  • West Winch, Marham and Shouldham - 9
  • Dersingham, Sandringham and Massingham - 8
  • Fairstead and Springwood - 7
  • Grimston, Gayton and East Winch - 7
  • Marshland, Walpole and Walton - 7
  • Shipdham, Bradenham and Saham Toney - 7
  • Wootton - 7
  • Brancaster, Burnham Market and Docking - 6
  • Southery, Feltwell and Hockwold - 6
  • Terrington and Clenchwarton - 6
  • Fakenham - 5
  • North Lynn - 5
  • Upwell, Delph and Emneth - 5
  • Mundford, Weeting and Forest - 4
  • Wells and Blakeney - 4
  • Whissonsett, Litcham and Narborough - 4
  • Stoke Ferry, Hilgay and Wimbotsham - 3
  • Walsingham and Raynham - 3
  • Watlington, Wiggenhall and Terrington St John - 3
  • Dereham West, Necton and Gressenhall - 1

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