Fulham's Covid-19 Death Toll Rises Further

Stay at home warning issued as infections rocket in SW6

Fulham's Covid-19 Death Toll Rises Further
Mass testing set to begin in Fulham

The latest official figures show that four more people died of Covid-19 last month in the SW6 postcode area.

This brings the death toll specifically in Fulham to 58 since the start of the pandemic. This number looks set to increase significantly as the deaths relate to a period before the recent sharp rise in the rate of infection.

Across the local area there have been dramatic increases in the number of cases with Fulham Reach currently the worst affected with 73 new infections in the week to 22 December giving a rate of 857.9 per 100,000 population.

The Fulham Aintree area has the next highest incidence of the virus currently with an infection rate of 839.1.

The disease has recently been spreading most rapidly in the South Park area with a 161.1% increase over the week to 47 positive tests.

Covid-19 Infections in week to 22 December
Area Cases Per 100,000 Change (%) Total Deaths since March
Fulham Reach
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 018)
Fulham Aintree
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 019)

Parsons Green West
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 021)

(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 022)

Fulham Palace and Hurlingham Park
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 024)


South Park
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 025)


Sands End & Chelsea Harbour
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 023)


Parsons Green East & Eel Brook Common
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 020)

North End
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 015)
Fulham Broadway
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 017)

Lillie Road & Greyhound Road
(MSOA Hammersmith and Fulham 016)


Map of Fulham's MSOA districts

The number of infections in the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham has doubled over the last week but it remains below the London average at 638 per 100,000. This is well below main east London boroughs some of which have reached levels over 1000.

The latest R number for the healthcare region of London is estimated at 1.2 to 1.5 with a daily infection growth rate range of +4% to +8% as of 24 December.

Professor Julian Redhead, Medical Director at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Clinical Director for North West London Integrated Care System, said, “Rates of coronavirus are rising rapidly in North West London. Our intensive care units are close to capacity, more people are getting infected and unfortunately, some are losing their lives. People must strictly follow the national restrictions and public health guidance in place under Tier 4 and stay at home.

“The increase in coronavirus rates across NW London boroughs over the last seven days is a worrying picture. We would advise people to do everything they can to stay safe and protect their loved ones this Christmas.”

A number of new mass testing facilities for people without symptoms have been set up in the borough including one at the Sands End Arts and Community Centre on South Park.

Appointments for anyone aged over 12 can be made online.

Testing dates and times
Wednesday 30 December
Noon to 8pm

Thursday 31 December
9am to 4pm

Saturday 2 January to Monday 1 February
9am to 8pm

You are asked to wear a mask when attending and not book a test at this centre if you are showing any signs of having Covid-19.

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May 3, 2020