Blackburn with Darwen COVID figures

Updated: 12.08.20

There are many sources of data and information about COVID in Blackburn with Darwen.

Listed below is the current data that we are using to guide local plans and decisions. This data is accurate and will be updated as new data becomes available.

  • To date there have been 1,606 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Blackburn with Darwen since the outbreak began.
  • This is just over 1 in every 100 people that live in the Borough.
  • In the 7 days to the 7th of August, 120 people tested positive for COVID, which represents a weekly rate of 80.6 cases per 100,000 residents.
  • In the week ending 7th August, 4.3% of tests taken by our residents were positive.

Further data and information is available from the national websites below.

Middle super output areas (MSOAs)

MSOAs are statistical areas roughly the size of a ward. Blackburn with Darwen has 18 MSOAs. Each week Public Health England publishes the number of positive cases of Covid-19 recorded in each MSOA. However, numbers below 3 are suppressed to maintain confidentiality. This data can be downloaded on the 'Weekly cases by local area in England’ section. You can also enter your postcode and view the latest week’s count for your MSOA here.

National COVID data

Local COVID figures