DATA from Northumberland County Council shows the areas in Tynedale and Ponteland with the highest number of Covid-19 cases currently.

The council publishes the number of positive cases recorded in each ward. The figures, which are updated daily, show the number of positive cases recorded over the latest seven-day period. 

Here are figures for areas in the district:

Ponteland North: 59

Hexham West: 41

Ponteland South with Heddon: 38

Bywell: 38

Ponteland East and Stannington: 34

Stocksfield and Broomhaugh: 33

Prudhoe North: 32

Hexham Central with Acomb: 32

South Tynedale: 31

Humshaugh: 30

Ponteland West: 27

Haltwhistle: 27

Corbridge: 27

Prudhoe South: 24

Hexham East: 21

Haydon and Hadrian: 15

Bellingham: 11

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