These are the Edinburgh areas with the highest positive Covid case rates this week

Covid Edinburgh: The 12 Edinburgh areas near you with the highest Covid case rates this week

Ahead of the rollout of vaccine passports in Scotland, here’s which Edinburgh neighbourhoods have reported the highest coronavirus case rates over the last seven days.

Thursday, 30th September 2021, 4:51 pm

According to the latest data from Public Health Scotland, the City of Edinburgh has seen a fall in positive coronavirus cases on recent weeks.

Edinburgh saw 1,544 positive cases this week, with its previously soaring seven day positive case rate declining from over 400 positive cases per 100,000 residents to 292.6 in the last seven days.

In contrast, the Capital recorded 3,374 new Covid cases between 4 September and 10 September as students returned to universities and locals recovered from a summer in the City free from rigid coronavirus restrictions.

But as the Scottish Government prepares to launch its controversial vaccine passport scheme, which Edinburgh areas had the highest Covid case rate this week?

Here are the 12 Edinburgh neighbourhoods which saw the highest rate of positive coronavirus cases per 100,000 people over the week to 27 September.

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