Sandwell Covid-19 data and infection rate
This webpage shows the Covid-19 infection rate in Sandwell, including a breakdown of infection rate in our towns and wards. This is based on the latest available data and will be updated as regularly as possible.
Last updated: 9.30am Friday 24 September 2021
The current Covid-19 infection rate in Sandwell is 271 per 100,000 people based on data from 16 to 22 September 2021. 891 people in Sandwell tested positive for Covid-19 during this one week period. This is the most recent data available.
This is compared to an infection rate of 263 positive cases per 100,000 people for the seven days from 15 to 21 September 2021.
Data about the age of people testing positive
The heat map below shows the case rate per 100,000 people by age group over time. The darker the colour, the more cases there are in that age group.
The date the figures apply to are shown along the bottom of the graph, and the age groups are shown on the left hand side.
The graph below shows the latest Covid-19 infection rates for Sandwell and also for each of Sandwell's towns - Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury and West Bromwich. The town data is shown in blue. The green bar represents the overall infection rate in the whole of Sandwell.
The figure in brackets represents the case rate per 100,000 people. The number underneath shows the number of new positive cases for the time period shown.
The graph below shows the Covid-19 infection rates for Sandwell's 24 wards. To check which ward you live in, enter your postcode into the councillor checking search.
The graph shows: ward name, ward population (in the blue bar), the equivalent case rate per 100,000 people and the actual number of new Covid-19 cases for the period shown in that ward (in brackets).