North West Leicestershire now has England's highest coronavirus infection rate, the latest figures show.
The area's rate in the seven days up to 28 February was 197.9 per 100,000, according to Public Health England data.
And while the figure has fallen, it was only by 2% - when many other places saw falls of more than 20%.
Leicester is still third with a rate of 188.0 and Ashfield is seventh with a rate of 169.6.
Other areas in the region with high rates are: Mansfield in eighth (164.7), South Derbyshire in ninth (164.1) and the borough of Oadby and Wigston in 14th (164.9).
Overall, seven of the top 20 locations are in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.
The East Midlands has the highest rate (122.8) of any region in England, which has a national average of 81.3.