Further coronavirus cases have been recorded in all six Cumbria districts, according to the latest figures.

Public Health England data released this evening (May 10) shows a total of 18 new infections across the county. This is a big jump from the one case announced yesterday.

The biggest daily spike came in South Lakeland where eight positive tests were registered in the latest 24-hour period. It comes after no cases were recorded in the local authority on Sunday.

Carlisle and Eden showed the smallest daily increase with just one each.

Cumbria has now recorded a total of 28,245 cases since the start of the pandemic. It is important to note that most of these are no longer active infections.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Monday, there had been a further 2,357 lab-confirmed cases in the UK. It brings the total to 4,437,217.

A further four people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Monday, bringing the UK total to 127,609.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 152,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

Government data up to May 9 also shows that of the 53,328,845 jabs given in the UK so far, 35,472,295 were first doses – a rise of 100,626 on the previous day.

Some 17,856,550 were second doses, an increase of 187,171.

Daily cases of Covid confirmed in every Cumbria district as of Monday, May 10

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: 5,057 (+2) 5,172.8 per 100,000

Barrow-in-Furness: 4,284 (+3) 6,389.4 per 100,000

Carlisle: 8,227 (+1) 7,570.1 per 100,000

Copeland: 3,159 (+3) 4,633.1 per 100,000

Eden: 2,994 (+1) 5,622.2 per 100,000

South Lakeland 4,524 (+8) 4,305 per 100,000

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