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It is also the highest number of scarlet fever cases over the first two months of the year since at least 2014, with just 10 cases reported in the first two months of that year.
He added: "While there has been a notable increase in scarlet fever cases when compared to last season, greater awareness and improved reporting practices may have contributed to this increase.
Since the start of the year, there have been 165 cases of scarlet fever reported in the West Midlands, up from 101 in the same period in 2017.
Scarlet fever occurs most often in the winter and spring, with symptoms include a rash, a sore throat, flushed cheeks and swollen tongue.
And since the start of the year, there have been 273 cases of scarlet fever reported in Wales - more than double the 124 seen in the same period in 2017.
In the week ending February 11, 65 suspected cases of scarlet fever were reported to Public Health England (PHE) in the West Midlands met area, much higher than this time last year.
In the week ending February 4, 29 suspected cases of scarlet fever were reported to Public Health England (PHE) in Leicester and Leicestershire.
Since the start of the year, there have been 141 cases of scarlet fever reported in Merseyside, up from 94 in the same period in 2017.
Scarlet fever is a clinical diagnosis and not usually confirmed by laboratory testing so the activity we may be seeing may be due to increased awareness and reporting of scarlet fever, although the exact cause is still being investigated.
We encourage parents to be aware of the symptoms of scarlet fever and to contact their GP if they think their child might have it.
Across England and Wales, in the six weeks to January 7, covering December and the festive period, 2,507 suspected cases of scarlet fever have been reported to Public Health England (PHE).