Cumbria’s 55 new Covid-19 cases and where they were recorded

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Cumbria has risen to 10,553 since the start of the pandemic.

Another 55 people tested positive across the county, according to new Public Health England data released today (December 6).

The largest daily increase in the last 24 hours was recorded in Carlisle, with 17new cases.

The second largest increase was recorded in Barrow-in-Furness with 15 cases.

Cumbria currently remains under a Tier 2 lockdown, with a review on the restrictions due on December 16.

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.

The number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Cumbria borough as of Sunday, December 6:

  • Allerdale: 1,497 (+8), 1,531.3 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 2,026 (+15), 3,021.7 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 2,708 (+17), 2,491.8 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 1,203 (+4), 1,764.4 per 100,000
  • Eden: 933 (+3) 1,752 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 2,186 (+8) 2,080.2 per 100,000

The Government said that, as of 4pm on Saturday, there had been a further 17,272 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,723,242.

A further 231 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 60,617.

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