WINCHESTER East saw more positive cases of coronavirus than anywhere else in the Winchester district in the last seven days, new figures reveal.

Based on Public Health England figures, the tool breaks down positive cases by Middle Super Output Areas (MSOA) in England, small areas with an average population of around 7,200.

Between October 2 and October 8, 12 people in the area of Winchester East were diagnosed with the virus – the most in Winchester’s 14 areas.

At the other end of the spectrum Alresford and Stanmore recorded between zero and two cases – an exact number is not given by Public Health.

Elsewhere, seven confirmed cases were registered in Winchester North and Sparsholt and Winchester Central and South. Six people tested positive in Oliver’s Battery and Hursley and Bishop’s Waltham and Waltham Chase.

There were five cases in South Wonston, Sutton Scotney and Micheldever, along with Springvale and Itchen Abbas, and Colden Common and Twyford.

In Swanmore, Hambledon & West Meon four people tested positive, as did Denmead and Southwick.

Winchester West and Whiteley, Knowle and West Meon recorded three cases each.

The map is based on lab confirmed positive cases of coronavirus reported by October 10 with specimen dates between October 2 and 8.

The data are updated each weekday and show the latest seven days for which near-complete data are available.