A NEW government map shows where coronavirus infection rates are highest in Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport.

According to the latest data, which covers the week ending October 10, Stourport Lickhill and Burlish had the highest seven-day rolling infection rate at 356.4.

That week, 23 new cases were recorded, bringing the total number of ongoing positive cases up to 25.

Habberley had the second highest seven-day rolling infection rate at 167.9.

Eight new cases were recorded that week, bringing the total number of ongoing positive cases up to 11.

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Kidderminster Town also had 11 positive cases, however its rolling rate of infection was lower at 128.8.

The latest infection rate recorded for the whole of Wyre Forest was 94.

The seven-day rates are expressed per 100,000 members of the population and are calculated by dividing the seven-day case count by the area population and then multiplying it by 100,000.

It shows how much positive cases have risen in a particular area during a seven-day period.

Here are the seven-day rolling infection rates by area for the week ending October 10:

Stourport Lickhill and Burlish - 356.4 rate, 25 cases

Habberley - 167.9 rate, 11 cases

Kidderminster Town - 128.8 rate, 11 cases

Spennells and Hoobrook - 124.6 rate, 8 cases

Comberton - 118.5 rate, 10 cases

Wolverley, Cookley and Blakedown - 109.8 rate, 10 cases

Stourport Mitton and Wilden - 88.3 rate, 7 cases

Greenhill - 85.6 rate, 6 cases

Stourport Areley Kings - 85.4 rate, 5 cases

Foley Park - 79.2 rate, 6 cases

Hartlebury and Wychbold - 62.6 rate, 5 cases

Bewdley East and Upper Arley - 58.5 rate, 4 cases

Bewdley West, Ribbesford and Far Forest - 56.7 rate, 4 cases

Birchen Coppice - 49.4 rate, 3 cases

View the interactive map on the government website here.