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‘It’s about keeping safe’: Peak District welcomes visitors as Mansfield cases rise

As Britain inches towards normality, school outbreaks reveal socially distanced caution still wise

On the coronavirus map of Britain, the Derbyshire Dales has reached epidemiological nirvana. The region of 72,000 people has recorded only nine Covid cases in the past fortnight, making it one of the least-infected places in the country.

But as shops, beauticians and beer gardens reopened for the first time in months, a reason for caution is on the horizon. In the market town of Mansfield, 15 miles from the Peak District, cases have rocketed after two large school outbreaks. It now has the highest infection rate in England.

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