Cumbria records 130 new coronavirus cases in 24 hour period

Carlisle recorded the biggest daily rise in new coronavirus cases as Cumbria’s total rose by 130 in the latest 24 hour period.

Another 45 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Carlisle while Copeland posted the second biggest increase with 22 positive tests.

There were also new infections registered in Allerdale with 19 cases, Barrow-in-Furness with 15 cases, Eden with 13 cases and South Lakeland with 16 cases.

It brings the total number of cases in Cumbria since the start of the pandemic to 7,578.

The figures were released by Public Health England at 9.30pm tonight – more than four hours later than normal.

The Government had earlier cited ‘technical difficulties’ for the delay in updating its website.

The new case data includes people being tested both through ‘Pillar 1’ – which is in hospitals – and Pillar 2 – which is drive-through test centres and swabs sent by post.

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. For the latest infection rates or the most recent week of data, click here.

The number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Cumbria borough as of Thursday, November 5:

  • Allerdale: 993 (+19), 1,015.7 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 1,680 (+15), 2,505.6 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 1,886 (+45), 1,735.4 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 865 (+22), 1,268.6 per 100,000
  • Eden: 652 (+13), 1,224.3 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 1,502 (+16) 1,429.3 per 100,000

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