Cumbria cases by area as Carlisle records 150 in 24 hours

There have been 385 new cases of Covid-19 recorded in the last 24 hours, according to data from Public Health England.

Of that number, 150 of them were recorded in the Carlisle area.

Barrow-in-Furness and Copeland also recorded steady increases, having previously been two areas with the lowest rates in the whole country.

This means there have now been 15,027 cases of Covid-19 in Cumbria since the start of the pandemic.

Number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Cumbria borough as of Saturday, January 2

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: 2,235 (+75), 2,286.2 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 2,434 (+40), 3,630.2 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 4,273 (+150), 3,931.8 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 1,448 (+37), 2,123.7 per 100,000
  • Eden: 1,714 (+59) 3,218.6 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 2,923 (+24) 2,758.6 per 100,000

The Government said a further 445 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 74,570.

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 90,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The Government said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 57,725 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 2,599,789.

The figures do not represent results from the whole UK due to data on deaths not being reported by Scotland on Saturday.

Lancs Live – Cumbria