More than 200 new coronavirus cases were recorded across Lancashire in the last 24 hours.

New figures from Public Health England, released this evening, show double-digit rises in 10 out of the 14 boroughs with four areas recording at least 20 new positive tests.

Blackburn with Darwen saw the largest increase with another 51 new cases while Hyndburn's tally rose by 24.

Another 21 new infections were recorded in each of Preston and Pendle.

Fylde, Ribble Valley, South Ribble and Wyre were the only boroughs to record single-digit increases since yesterday.

Case data is now being based on 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 number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Lancashire borough as of Monday, September 21:

  • Blackburn with Darwen: 2,360 (+51), 1,576.5 per 100,000
  • Blackpool: 1,256 (+10), 900.7 per 100,000
  • Burnley: 904 (+16), 1,016.6 per 100,000
  • Chorley: 846 (+10), 715.6 per 100,000
  • Fylde: 571 (+6), 706.9 per 100,000
  • Hyndburn: 766 (+24), 945.2 per 100,000
  • Lancaster: 1,014 (+10), 694.3 per 100,000
  • Pendle: 1,137 (+21), 1,234.4 per 100,000
  • Preston: 1,917 (+21), 1,339.9 per 100,000
  • Ribble Valley: 274 (+2), 450 per 100,000
  • Rossendale: 570 (+17), 797.4 per 100,000
  • South Ribble: 702 (+8), 633.6 per 100,000
  • West Lancashire: 942 (+10) 824.1 per 100,000
  • Wyre: 790 (+5), 704.8 per 100,000

No new coronavirus deaths were recorded at hospital trusts operating in Lancashire in today's figures from the NHS.

The UK's coronavirus hospital death toll has increased by 12 - the highest total on a Monday since mid-July - amid dire warnings of a second wave of Covid-19.

England reported 10 new deaths and Northern Ireland had two, bringing Britain's hospital total to 34,442. Scotland and Wales reported no new fatalities.

It is the highest increase on a Monday since 12 deaths were announced on July 13. Totals on Monday tend to be lower due to a weekend reporting lag.

By comparison, three deaths were reported on September 14, five on September 7, four on both August 31 and August 24, and two on August 17, the lowest total on a Monday since the lockdown began in March.

The most deaths announced on a Monday was 697 on April 13, when the UK was in the initial peak of its outbreak.

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