THE infection rate across the Maldon District area has now topped 1,000, according to the latest figures.

Data from Public Health England shows that the infection rate across the district stands at 1,015 per 100,000 people.

It also shows that 659 cases have been recorded in the seven days leading up to January 2.

Burnham-on-Crouch has the highest infection rate within the district with 1,294.3 per 100,000 people and 103 new cases in the seven days leading up to January 2.

The lowest infection rate is in Tollesbury, Tolleshunt & Goldhanger at 745.9 with 48 new cases.

Outside Maldon District, in South Woodham Ferrers, the infection rate now stands above 1,300 per 100,000 people in the North and South areas.

Here's a breakdown of the figures from the area:


Great Totham, Wickham Bishops & Woodham

Infection rate: 787.6

Cases: 59



Infection rate: 1,193.3

Cases: 102


Maldon North

Infection rate: 1,095.3

Cases: 76


Maldon South

Infection rate: 946.7

Cases: 73


Danbury and Bicknacre

Infection rate:1,180.5

Cases: 108


Mayland, Althorne & Cold Norton

Infection rate: 965.6

Cases: 103


Southminster, Bradwell & Dengie Peninsula

Infection rate: 1035.2

Cases: 95



Infection rate: 1,294.3

Cases: 103


South Woodham Ferrers North

Infection rate: 1,328

Cases: 106


South Woodham Ferrers South

Infection rate: 1,338.2

Cases: 107


Tollesbury, Tolleshunt & Goldhanger

Infection rate: 745.9

Cases: 48



Infection rate: 908.6

Cases: 69