The latest Covid-19 test results show that there continue to be very few cases across Andover and northern Test Valley, with most areas having less than three cases.

Eight areas, including urban and rural areas, had the lowest number of cases, with rates recorded as suppressed. When cases are less than three, the exact number is not published to protect the identities of those with the virus.

In the week leading up to April 2, Test Valley recorded 38 cases, an increase of two from the week before, with a rolling rate of 30.1 cases per 100,000 people.

Test Valley is also broken into smaller geographic areas, known as MSOAs, or Middle Layer Super Output Areas, which are smaller, postcode-linked areas that are used for a range of government statistics.

Breaking down the cases over the week up to March 5 by area, many of the MSOAs continued to decline.

Tidworth & Ludgershall has overtaken Andover London Road & East Anton to have the highest number of cases, with 10 positive tests and a rolling rate of 55.3 per 100,000.

Andover London Road & East Anton, meanwhile, has 8 cases and a slightly higher rate, of 57.2. The highest rate is in Andover Newbury Road, with seven cases and a rolling rate of 91.3. This rate is higher than the English average of 38.6.

Areas with cases increasing in the last reporting period were Tidworth & Ludgershall, Andover West, Andover Central, Andover Newbury Road and Nether Wallop, Kings Somborne & Dunbridge

As of Wednesday, April 7, Test Valley had reported 5,318 positive cases of Covid-19. There have so far been 246 deaths with Covid-19 recorded as the cause of death.

Here’s the cases and rates over the week to April 2 broken down by each MSOA, with numbers first, and rates in brackets:

Tidworth & Ludgershall – 10 (55.3)

Andover London Road & East Anton – 8 (57.2)

Andover Newbury Road – 7 (91.3)

Andover West – 4 (39.6)

Nether Wallop, Kings Somborne & Dunbridge – 3 (38.6)

Andover Central – 3 (37.5)

Andover Charlton & Bourne Valley – Suppressed

Andover South – Suppressed

Chilbolton, Clatford & Barton Stacey – Suppressed

Overton & North Waltham – Suppressed

Over Wallop & Shipton Bellinger – Suppressed

South Wonston, Sutton Scotney and Micheldever – Suppressed

Whitchurch & Ashmansworth – Suppressed