Another 38 people have contracted coronavirus in Cumbria in the last 24 hours.

New Public Health England figures published this afternoon (December 1) show South Lakeland recorded the biggest increase with 16 positive tests.

There were single figure rises in Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland and Eden.

It brings the total number of confirm infections across all six districts to 10,269 since the start of the pandemic in March.

The data also shows that 3,362 people have tested positive for the virus throughout November - and 2,691 since November 5 when a second national lockdown was introduced.

This compares with a rise of 3,073 cases in October and 524 in September.

The figures come as the whole of the county prepares to enter Tier 2 restrictions at midnight tonight.

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 Tuesday, December 1:

  • Allerdale: 1,441 (+3), 1,474 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 1,979 (+9), 2,951.6 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 2,636 (+5), 2,425.5 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 1,182 (+2), 1,733.6 per 100,000
  • Eden: 911 (+3) 1,710.7 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 2,120 (+16) 2,017.4 per 100,000

The number of confirmed cases for each borough on November 5:

  • Allerdale: 993 (+19), 1,015.7 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 1,680 (+15), 2,505.6 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 1,886 (+45), 1,735.4 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 865 (+22), 1,268.6 per 100,000
  • Eden: 652 (+13), 1,224.3 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 1,502 (+16) 1,429.3 per 100,000

The number of confirmed cases for each borough on November 1:

  • Allerdale: 901 (+38), 921.6 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 1,570 (+16), 2,341.6 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 1,706 (+35), 1,569.8 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 764 (+29), 1,120.5 per 100,000
  • Eden: 591 (+18), 1,109.8 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 1,375 (+15) 1,308.4 per 100,000

The Government said that, as of 9am on Tuesday, there had been a further 13,430 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,643,086.

A further 603 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 59,051.

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 74,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

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