New study says nearly 2,000 people having affairs in Doncaster, despite lockdown

A new survey suggest nearly 2,000 people in Doncaster are having affairs – with the number on the rise, despite the coronavirus lockdown.

Friday, 18th September 2020, 4:26 pm

A new cheating map says 1,870 people are having affairs in Doncaster with adultery in the town increasing by 11% in the last year.

That’s up from 1,689 last year, despite the Covid crisis.

The main reason for the rise is ‘lockdown cabin fever’ with people unhappy with their partner seeking an affair after becoming fed-up being stuck at home.

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The number of people having an affair in Doncaster is increasing.

The figures are from Illicitencounters.com, the UK’s leading affairs dating website.

Spokeswoman Jessica Leoni said: “We have seen a big rise in cheating over the last year in Doncaster, even in the last six months covered by Covid.

“This is due to lockdown cabin fever - increasing numbers of people have become fed-up with their partners after being stuck together at home for most of this year and even denied a summer holiday in many cases.

“The Covid fear factor largely went at the start of the summer when the pubs reopened and people realised that the virus was only a big health threat if you are elderly or in a high risk group.

“People started dating again and cheating numbers surged as lots of new relationships were forged.”

The figures are based on IllicitEncounters’ own extensive data on the numbers of Britons cheating.

The interactive Infidelity Index allows users to search a city, town or postcode to discover how many people are having affairs in any locality.

Click HERE to find the full figures.