Coronavirus cases in Hull and East Yorkshire soared as the UK saw its highest daily increase since the outbreak began.
Latest figures released by Public Health England revealed there were 45 new cases of Covid-19 recorded in the last 24 hours – with the total in the region now at 3,805.
As of 9am on Tuesday, the number of coronavirus cases in the UK increased by 7,143 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK – the highest daily figure recorded since the outbreak began.
The overall number of cases confirmed in the UK is 446,156, according to the Government’s coronavirus dashboard.
The Government also said a further 71 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday. This brings the UK total to 42,072.
Below we have listed the current restrictions and case numbers for Hull and East Yorkshire which will be updated every day.
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Total cases as of Tuesday, September 29): 3,805 (an increase of 45 from September 28 )
A majority of the new cases came from the East Riding area which saw its highest daily increase since May 25.
The number of cases in the area is now at 2,032 – an increase of 32 from yesterday – with the infection rate at 595.6 per 100,000 people.
There were also 13 new cases of coronavirus in Hull with the total in the city now at 1,773. The infection rate is at 682.5. Click here to read more.
Number of deaths in Hull and East Yorkshire since the beginning of March: 212
Hull and East Yorkshire's hospitals have recorded a second coronavirus-related death in a week.
The region went several weeks without a death before one was recorded on September 12. Before then, the last death recorded was on August 12.
Another death was recorded on September 23 and now a further death has been confirmed by the latest data released on Tuesday, September 29 by NHS England.
It shows the Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust recorded one new death which happened on Saturday, September 26. Click here to read more.
Latest infection rate for Hull and East Yorkshire:
The figures below, for the seven days to September 27, are based on tests carried out in laboratories according to the NHS Digital dashboard.
The lockdown rules
The current rules
The Prime Minister addressed the nation on Tuesday September 22 to update on the latest Government guidance. He said restrictions were likely to remain in place for the next six months:
People who are already exempt from the existing face covering obligations, such as because of an underlying health condition, will continue to be exempt from these new obligations.
Pubs, bars and restaurants are no longer allowed to open beyond 10pm and are restricted to table service only, apart from takeaways. This also includes social clubs, casinos, bowling alleys, amusement arcades (and other indoor leisure centres or facilities), funfairs, theme parks, adventure parks and activities, and bingo halls. This will include takeaways but delivery services can continue after 10pm.
Businesses must take customers' contact details so they can be traced if there is an outbreak. They can be fined up to £10,000 if they take reservations of more than six, do not enforce social distancing, or do not take customers' contact details.
Face masks are now mandatory for bar staff and non seated customers, shops workers and waiting staff. You can be fined £200 for not wearing a mask or complying with restrictions.
- A maximum of 15 people, including the married couple, are allowed to attend weddings.
- A maximum of six people, including the baby, can attend christenings
- Funerals are exempt from the new restrictions, with up to 30 people allowed to attend.
- People who fail to self-isolate when ordered to face fines of up to £10,000.
- Businesses who break COVID-19 restrictions face fines of up to £10,000.
- Leisure, entertainment and tourism businesses such as casinos and bingo halls are also subject to a 10pm curfew, although theatres and cinemas are exempt if their performances run past 10pm