Data published by Northumberland County Council puts the countywide infection rate at 83.37 per 100,000 for the week to February 27. There were 267 positive cases over the same period.
By comparison, there were 109.9 positive cases per 100,000 for the week to February 20 with 352 positive cases.
Here are the 13 areas of Northumberland with the highest case numbers in the week to February 27.
1. Druridge Bay
There were 30 positive cases in Druridge Bay ward where the rate is 459.8.
Photo: Jane Coltman
There were 11 positive cases in Sleekburn ward where the rate is 252.1.
3. Seaton with Newbiggin West
There were 10 positive cases in Seaton with Newbiggin West where the rate is 192.4.
4. Bedlington East
There were 9 positive cases in Bedlington East where the rate is 191.9.