Cumbria’s 178 new Covid-19 cases as one area continues to spike

There have been 178 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

The bulk of the new cases came from the South Lakeland area, where 67 new infections were recorded.

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 Saturday, November 14:

  • Allerdale: 1,239 (+25), 1,267.4 per 100,000 
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 1,840 (+19), 2,744.3 per 100,000 
  • Carlisle: 2,193 (+26), 2,017.9 per 100,000 
  • Copeland: 1,079 (+28), 1,582.5 per 100,000 
  • Eden: 815 (+13), 1,530.4 per 100,000 
  • South Lakeland: 1,789 (+67) 1,702.4 per 100,000

The Government said a further 462 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 51,766.

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 67,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The Government said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 26,860 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,344,356.

Lancs Live – Cumbria