Neighbourhoods in the Banbury area which have seen the biggest drops in Covid cases during lockdown

The rate of positive cases continues to fall across the Banbury area

After many long weeks of national lockdown, Boris Johnson is preparing to unveil a roadmap to open up the economy again.

Covid cases have plummeted across England since lockdown was imposed on December 31, from 557.9 cases per 100,000 to 148.8 in the seven days to February 11.

Over the past couple of weeks, the Banbury area has seen big drops in cases and these figures below show which neighbourhoods have seen the largest decreases from December 31 to February 11.

Covid cases have plummeted across England since lockdown was imposed on December 31, from 557.9 cases per 100,000 to 148.8 in the seven days to February 11.

The area around the villages of Hook Norton, Sibford and Milcombe saw the biggest drop in its rolling rate, which is the rate of positive cases per 100,000 people.

Here is the list of wards in the Banbury area, in order of the percentage fall in cases (highest first):

(Rate of cases is the number of positive cases per 100,000 people)

Hook Norton, Sibford and Milcombe

Rate of cases 31st December: 588.4

Rate of cases at 11th February: 0

% difference: -100

Cropredy, Wroxton & Shenington

Rate of cases 31st December: 730.2

Rate of cases at 11th February: 52.2

% difference: -93

Banbury Ruscote

Rate of cases 31st December: 1147.7

Rate of cases at 11th February: 82.8

% difference: -93

Banbury Easington

Rate of cases 31st December: 845.2

Rate of cases at 11th February: 59.5

% difference: -93

Banbury Hardwick

Rate of cases 31st December: 1080

Rate of cases at 11th February: 84.9

% difference: -92

Deddington, Steeple Aston & Heyfords

Rate of cases 31st December: 471.9

Rate of cases at 11th February: 47.2

% difference: -90

Banbury Neithrop

Rate of cases 31st December: 918.2

Rate of cases at 11th February: 119

% difference: -87

Bodicote, Adderbury & Bloxham

Rate of cases 31st December: 729.9

Rate of cases at 11th February: 92.5

% difference: -87

Banbury Calthorpe

Rate of cases 31st December: 846.5

Rate of cases at 11th February: 137.8

% difference: -84

Banbury Grimsbury

Rate of cases 31st December: 699.7

Rate of cases at 11th February: 151.7

% difference: -78