Cumbria’s new Cobrid-19 cases as a county are taking a big step forward

Cumbria has recorded 46 newly confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, according to Public Health England.

This is the lowest number recorded by the county in 2021 and is the first 24-hour period in a time where the increase was less than 50.

Barrow, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland recorded a one-figure rise in new cases.

Allerdale was the only area with a double-digit rise.

The 46 new cases are down on the 52 announced yesterday, the 76 last Tuesday (February 16) and the 74 on February 9 and 128 on February 2.

Cumbria has now recorded 27,078 cases since the outbreak began, but most of these are no longer active diseases.

Number of daily cases of coronavirus with the burgh of Cumbria on Tuesday, February 23rd.

The data below includes the total number of cases and the total infection rate for each area since the outbreak began. Many of these issues will no longer be active.

  • Allerdale: 4756 (+15), 4,864.9 per 100,000
  • Barrow-in-Furness: 4,076 (+5), 6,079.1 per 100,000
  • Carlisle: 8,036 (+9), 7,394.3 per 100,000
  • Copeland: 2,956 (+6), 4,335.4 per 100,000
  • Eden: 2,914 (+5) 5,472 per 100,000
  • South Lakeland: 4,340 (+6) 4,129.9 per 100,000

The Government also said that as of 9am on Tuesday, a further 8,489 cases had been laboratory confirmed in the UK.

It will bring the total to 4,134,639.

A further 548 people had died within 28 days of taking a positive test for Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 121,305.

Individual figures published by UK statistical organizations for deaths where Covid-19 was reported on the death certificate, along with additional data on deaths that have occurred in the past few days, show that there have now been 141,000 deaths with Covid-19 in the UK.

Government data up to 22 February also show that, of the 18,558,969 jobs provided in the UK to date, 17,916,181 were initial doses – an increase of 192,341 on the previous day.

Some 642,788 were second doses, an increase of 18,463 on figures released the previous day.

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