ALL but one area of the Braintree district had recorded nearly zero Covid cases in the last week, figures reveal. 

According to the Government's latest hotspots map, only one part of the district recorded more than three cases in the week leading up to April 13.

The rest of the borough has recorded less than three, meaning the virus is classed as "suppressed" in these areas.

They are not recorded on the hotspots map any longer.

The only area which saw three cases was Bocking Churchstreet and Blackwater.

The average infection rate for the whole of the district continues to fall and currently stands at 8.5 per 100,000 people.

A total of 13 new cases have been recorded in the last seven days.

A total of 78,925 people have now recieved their vaccine in the district, meaning 64 per cent of people age 16 and over have had at least their first dose. 

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