Councillors raise red flag over West Norfolk Covid death rate
Residents feel like “second class citizens” in the area of Norfolk worst-hit by the coronavirus outbreak, it has been claimed.
Councillors in West Norfolk have written to the area’s two MPs, demanding urgent measures to understand why the district’s death toll was so much higher than the rest of the county.
West Norfolk has had over 100 deaths from Covid-19 since the pandemic began – almost 10 times that of Norwich and more than three times that of South Norfolk.
More by this authorJessica Frank-Keyes, Local Democracy Reporter