New coronavirus cases for each area of Cumbria in past 24 hours

Another 47 people across Cumbria have contracted coronavirus, according to new Public Health England’s figures.

The biggest rise was recorded in Allerdale in the last 24 hours with 12 positive virus tests. It was the only area to see a double-digit rise.

Barrow, Carlisle and Copeland all registered single-figure increases while Eden saw the smallest rise with three cases.

Cumbria has now recorded a total of 27,322 cases since the start of the pandemic, however most of these are no longer active infections.

Number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Cumbria borough as of Saturday, February 27

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: 4,828 (+12), 4,926.3 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 4,107 (+8), 6,113.4 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 8,082 (+9), 7,428.4 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 3,004 (+9), 4,392.6 per 100,000
  • Eden: 2,935 (+3) 5,505.8 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 4,366 (+6) 4,148.9 per 100,000

The Government also said that, as of 4pm on Saturday, there had been a further 7,434 lab-confirmed cases in the UK. 

It brings the total to 4,170,519.

A further 290 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 122,705.

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