Another 48 coronavirus cases have been recorded in Cumbria, latest figures show.

Public Health England stats released today show that there were new Covid-19 cases recorded in every part of the county in the last 24-hour testing window.

It now takes the total number of cases in Cumbria up to 28,982 since the start of the pandemic in 2020.

South Lakeland again saw the biggest increase in cases with 12, followed by Carlisle where there were 10 cases recorded,

The smallest rise was in Allerdale where four more cases were reported.

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Daily cases of Covid confirmed in every Cumbria area as of Sunday, June 20

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: 5,161 (+4) 5,279.2 per 100,000

Barrow-in-Furness: 4,413 (+7) 6,581.8 per 100,000

Carlisle: 8,341 (+10) 7,675 per 100,000

Copeland: 3,249 (+6) 4,765.1 per 100,000

Eden: 3,118 (+9) 5,855.1 per 100,000

South Lakeland: 4,701 (+12) 4,473.4 per 100,000

Today 9,284 new infections were reported, according to government data, a rise of 24% per cent on last Sunday's 7,490 new cases.

While Covid case numbers continue to rise rapidly, daily deaths have yet to increase to any significant degree during the third wave.

Today a further six people died, two less than last Sunday.

On Saturday 14 people lost their lives to Covid in the UK compared to 12 the Saturday before and 13 the week before that.

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