TWO areas near Cirencester are inches away from the black zone of the government Covid cases.
A colour coded system is used to denote which area has the most case rates, with black being the highest.
Being in the black zone means an area has a case rate higher than 1,600 per 100,000 people.
Kemble and South Cerney’s Covid case rate has soared to 1,570 cases per 100,000.
All of the following rates are taken per 100,000 and in the week to March 24.
What are the other Covid rates in or near Cirencester?
Kemble & South Cerney – 1,570
Cricklade & Ashton Keynes – 1,394
Malmesbury, Crudwell & Oaksey – 1,335
Fairford & Lechlade – 1,253
Cirencester South – 1,242.2
Tetbury – 1,230
Cirencester East & Stratton – 1,210
Cirencester Central – 1,141
Three deaths within 28 days of positive test were recorded in the Cotswold local authority according to the latest data.