Published: 10:39, 13 April 2021
| Updated: 16:35, 13 April 2021
In fact, the district, which includes Hythe and Romney Marsh, is recording the lowest number of new cases in England, with only two people testing positive for the virus in the seven days leading up to April 7.
It means Folkestone and Hythe's case rate stands at 1.8 cases per 100,000 people.
The average rate for the UK currently stands at 28.7 cases per 100,000 people.
The only areas with a lower case rate are Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands, which all recorded zero cases in the last week, and are in, or off, the coast of Scotland.
Dumfries and Galloway, Monmouthshire and Torridge have all recorded the same number of new cases as Folkesatone - two in the seven days leading up to April 7.
Dover is recording the second lowest number of new Covid-19 cases in Kent and among the lowest in the country, with six people testing positive in the same time period. Its case rate is 5.1 per 100,000 people.
All data is taken from the government website.
It comes as more shops, pub gardens, gyms, salons and tourist attractions opened in the county yesterday for the first time this year.