The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Cumbria increased by 35 over a 24-hour period, official figures show.
Public Health England figures show that 3,381 people had been confirmed as testing positive for COVID-19 by 9am today in Cumbria, up from 3,346 the same time yesterday.
The health body is now including Pillar 2 tests – those carried out by commercial partners – alongside Pillar 1 tests, which are analysed in NHS or PHE laboratories and which made up the first stage of the Government’s mass testing programme.
The rate of infection in Cumbria now stands at 676 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 637.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 6,634 over the period, to 416,363.
Cumbria’s cases were among the 73,988 recorded across the North West, a figure which rose by 1,890 over the period. Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.