190 new Covid cases confirmed in Cumbria – full district breakdown

There have been nearly 200 new coronavirus cases confirmed across Cumbria since yesterday.

Carlisle and Allerdale – which have the county’s top two highest infection rates – recorded the joint-biggest daily increase in new cases with 45 each.

South Lakeland recorded the smallest daily increase with 19 cases, followed by Copeland with 20 and Eden with 22.

The 190 additional positive tests brings Cumbria’s total number to 24,642 since the start of the pandemic last year.

The Government said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 23,275 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

This brings the total number of UK cases to 3,796,088 over the same period.

Number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Cumbria borough as of Saturday, January 30

The data below includes the total number of cases and overall infection rate for each area since the pandemic began. Many of these cases will no longer be active.

  • Allerdale: 4,121 (+45), 4,215.4 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 3,675 (+39), 5,481.1 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 7,542 (+45), 6,939.8 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 2,547 (+20), 3,735.5 per 100,000
  • Eden: 2,689 (+22) 5,049.5 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 4,068 (+19) 3,871 per 100,000

A further 1,200 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 105,571.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 122,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

Government data up to January 29 also shows of the 8,859,372 jabs given in the UK so far, 8,378,940 were first doses – a rise of 487,756 on the previous day’s figures.

Some 480,432 were second doses, an increase of 2,178 on figures released the previous day.

The seven-day rolling average of first doses given in the UK is now 359,656.

Based on the latest figures, an average of 413,816 first doses of vaccine would be needed each day in order to meet the Government’s target of 15 million first doses by February 15.

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