A Covid 19 testing centre. Picture Scott Merrylees

Here are the age groups with the highest number of Covid cases in Doncaster right now

Mounting concern about the spread of the Indian coronavirus variant led to speculation that the UK’s journey out of lockdown could be derailed.

Friday, 21st May 2021, 6:00 am

But across England, fewer than one in 14 new Covid cases are among the at-risk 60 and over age group, with people under 30 accounting for half of all cases in the seven days to 11 May.

But is it the same picture in Doncaster?

We have crunched the latest numbers from the UK government coronavirus dashboard to reveal which age groups are seeing the highest number of cases.

The figures refer to the total number of cases, not the rate per head of the population.

Of the 132 recorded in Doncaster between 5 and 11 May, the top 10 worst affected age groups are as follows:

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