East Lothian, Midlothian and the City of Edinburgh recorded some of the highest rates of Covid-19 in Scotland this week.
East Lothian, Midlothian and the City of Edinburgh recorded some of the highest rates of Covid-19 in Scotland this week.

Covid Scotland: East Lothian records highest case rates in Scotland this week while Midlothian and City of Edinburgh follow close behind in top 10 worst hit areas

According to the latest figures published by the Scottish government, East Lothian, Midlothian and the City of Edinburgh recorded some of the highest rates of Covid-19 in Scotland this week.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 12:30 pm

Data released by the Scottish Government breaks down the number of positive Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people, according to neighbourhood.

East Lothian has seen a jump in case figures and overtaken Dundee as the worst hit area in Scotland

Last week it was number five on the list with 208.2 cases per 100,000, this week it is number one with 594.8 cases per 100,000.

Here are the 10 areas in Scotland with the most new coronavirus cases between June 18 and June 24.

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