The areas in Swansea with the highest rates of Covid

By Alice Suffield

The areas of Swansea where Covid is the most prevalent have been revealed in the latest set of statistics released by Public Health Wales.

The data, which is for the time period of January 2 to January 8, shows that the city's average cases per 100,000 people currently stands at 1,659.2.

This is compared to the all Wales average of 1,492.4. The highest case rate in Wales at the moment is in Neath Port Talbot, which has 1,893.0 cases per 100,000 population.

Read more : Coronavirus infection rates, cases and deaths for all parts of Wales on Thursday, January 13

But more of a localised breakdown across Swansea has revealed the areas of the city where rates are the highest.

A breakdown of each area shows that Morriston South is currently the highest with 2,289.8 cases per 100,000 population, followed by Cockett with a rate of 2,180.5 and St Thomas with a rate of 2,176.5.

Gorseinon is also the area with the highest number of cases - currently 193

Here's a list of case rates in every area of the city:

Morriston South - 174 cases (2,289.8 cases per 100,000)

Cockett - 158 cases (2,180.5 cases per 100,000)

St Thomas - 180 cases (2,176.5 cases per 100,000)

Ravenhill - 173 cases (2,052.9 cases per 100,000)

Birchgrove - 157 cases (1,946.7 cases per 100,000

Dunvant and Upper Killay - 109 cases (1,940.2 cases per 100,000)

Loughor - 185 cases (1,937.6 cases per 100,000)

Llansamlet - 134 cases (1,906.9 cases per 100,000)

Llangyfelach and Tircoed - 160 cases (1,903.2 cases per 100,000)

Cwmbwrla - 145 cases (1,854.0 cases per 100,000)

Townhill - 167 cases (1,835.6 cases per 100,000)

Gorseinon - 196 cases (1,842.3 cases per 100,000)

Mynyddbach - 136 cases (1,789.7 cases per 100,000)

Llanmorlais and Three Crosses - 89 cases (1,7530.0 cases per 100,000)

Clydach and Mawr - 166 cases (1,742.1 cases per 100,000)

Gowerton - 116 cases (1,727.5 cases per 100,000)

Landore - 176 cases (1,710.2 cases per 100,000)

Penderry - 153 cases (1,586.6 cases per 100,000)

Morriston North - 138 cases (1,556.9 cases per 100,000)

Uplands - 150 cases (1,545.8 cases per 100,000)

Tycoch - 126 cases (1,538.6 cases per 100,000)

Pontarddulais - 101 cases (1,510.6 cases per 100,000)

Sketty - 93 cases (1,463.2 cases per 100,000)

Mumbles and Newton - 105 cases (1,417.2 cases per 100,000)

Central Swansea - 142 cases (1,380.7 cases per 100,000)

West Cross - 82 cases (1,260.2 cases per 100,000)

Brynmill - 128 cases (1256.8 cases per 100,000)

Killay - 63 cases (1,256.5 cases per 100,000)

Mayals and Bishopston - 62 cases (1,066.6 cases per 100,000)

West Gower - 53 cases (835.6 cases per 100,000)

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