Five out of six Cumbria districts record new coronavirus cases

Five of Cumbria’s six districts have recorded new active coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours.

Data published by Public Health England this afternoon (April 22) shows that only Allerdale saw no new Covid-19 cases since Wednesday.

And even then, the most new cases recorded in the remaining districts was just two.

A total of 28,140 cases have now been confirmed in the county since the start of the pandemic last year. However the majority of these are no longer active infections.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Thursday, there had been a further 2,729 lab-confirmed cases in the UK. It brings the total to 4,398,431.

A further 18 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday, bringing the UK total to 127,345.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 151,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

Government data up to April 21 also shows that of the 44,450,252 jabs given in the UK so far, 33,257,651 were first doses – a rise of 117,909 on the previous day.

Some 11,192,601 were second doses, an increase of 416,784.

Daily cases of Covid confirmed in every Cumbria district as of Thursday, April 22

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: 5,050 (-) 5,165.7 per 100,000

Barrow-in-Furness: 4,264 (+1) 6,359.5 per 100,000

Carlisle: 8,207 (+2) 7,551.7 per 100,000

Copeland: 3,145 (+2) 4,612.6 per 100,000

Eden: 2,984 (+1) 5,603.4 per 100,000

South Lakeland: 4,490 (+2) 4,272.6 per 100,000

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