Cumbria’s latest covid case figures after one week of lockdown

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Cumbria has passed the 19,000 mark after more than 300 new positive tests were recorded.

Public Health England figures released tonight (January 11) show the county recorded its lowest daily rise since the start of national lockdown one week ago.

Carlisle, which has the infection infection rate in the region, also recorded less than 100 new cases for the first time this month.

Some 99 people contracted the virus in the city in the latest 24-hour period.

Allerdale recorded the second biggest rise with 78 cases, while Barrow, Copeland and South Lakeland all recorded fewer than 40.

It brings the total number of case in Cumbria since the start of the pandemic to 19,093. This includes 3,062 in the last seven days.

Number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Cumbria borough as of Monday, January 11

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: 3,022 (+78), 3,091.2 per 100,000
     
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 2,897 (+33), 4,320.7 per 100,000
     
  • Carlisle: 5,739 (+99), 5,280.7 per 100,000
     
  • Copeland: 1,893 (+35), 2,776.4 per 100,000
     
  • Eden: 2,178 (+33) 4,089.9 per 100,000
     
  • South Lakeland: 3,363 (+39) 3,200.2 per 100,000

The Government said a further 529 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Monday, bringing the UK total to 81,960.

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 97,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The Government also said the total number of lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK is now 3,118,518.

The number of people in the UK to have been given a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine is nearly 2.3 million, according to Government figures.

Some 78,005 first doses have been given in Northern Ireland, on top of the 1,959,151 in England, 86,039 in Wales and 163,377 in Scotland, to give a UK total of 2,286,572.

So far, nearly 400,000 second doses have been administered, including 374,613 in England, 79 in Wales, 13,949 in Northern Ireland and, as of January 3, 36 in Scotland. This gives a UK total of 388,677 second doses.

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