Covid-19 cases have dropped across Cumbria - except from in two areas.

Copeland continues to have the highest infection rate across the county at 793.6.

There have been 540 positive cases confirmed in the seven days up to October 21 - a rise of 11.3%.

Barrow-in-Furness has the second highest infection rate at 669.9 and with 447 cases.

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This is a rise of 5.4%.

All the other areas of Cumbria have reported a decrease in positive cases.

Eden is still the area with the lowest infection rate at 364.6 and 196 cases.

The figures below, for the seven days to October 21, are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government’s testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two).

Data for the most recent five days has been excluded as it is incomplete and does not reflect the true number of cases.

Cumbria weekly Covid rates as of October 21 (latest figures available)

From left to right: name of local authority; the rate per 100,000, the number (in brackets) of cases in the seven days up to October 21 and the percentage change in the number of cases.

Copeland, 793.6, (540), +11.3 per cent

Barrow-in-Furness, 669.9, (447), +5.4 per cent

Allerdale, 548.9, (537), -4.3 per cent

Carlisle, 465.3, (505), -7.7 per cent

South Lakeland, 420.4, (441), -16.6 per cent

Eden, 364.6, (196), -20 per cent

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