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: 9.45am Thursday 3 December.
The current Covid-19 infection rate in Sandwell is 240 per 100,000 people based on data from 24 November to 30 November 2020. 788 people in Sandwell tested positive for Covid-19 during this one week period.
This is compared to an infection rate of 259 per 100,000 people for the previous seven days (23 November to 29 November 2020).
Sandwell and the rest of the West Midlands is in Tier 3 - the "very high" alert level of the Government's tier system. Read more about local restrictions.
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 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), number of new Covid-19 cases for period shown and case rate per 100,000 people (last figure in brackets).