The graph shows that Covid 19 cases are declining in our districts, while they are increasing in other parts of the UK.

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In both Liverpool and Knowsley, the number of new Covid 19 cases has fallen significantly since the second week of October, while other districts have remained more or less stable over the same period.

Coronavirus infection rates are declining throughout the Liverpool City Region, but remain well above the national average.

Although cases are decreasing throughout the Liverpool City Region, infection rates are still high compared to the rest of the country.

In the UK, the infection rate in the week to October 24 was 225 cases per 100,000 people, compared with 302.5 cases per 100,000 people in Wirral.

Although the infection rate in the UK as a whole continues to rise, it is still well below the levels in Wirral, the district of the city region with the lowest infection rate.

Only the infection rate in St Helens is higher than on 9 October, but cases still seem to be declining in the district and it is likely that it will soon fall below this level.

Knowsley remains the hardest hit county in the region, but its infection rate has dropped from a peak of 730.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants on October 9 to 582 on October 24.

Liverpool has seen a more rapid decline in cases over the same period, from 692.3 cases per 100,000 population to 487.1, but its infection rate is still almost twice the national average.

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