The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Cumbria increased by 249 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.
Public Health England figures show that 12,085 people had been confirmed as testing positive for COVID-19 by 9am today in Cumbria, up from 11,836 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 2,417 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 3,207.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 36,803 over the period, to 2,110,314.
Cumbria’s cases were among the 341,892 recorded across the North West, a figure which rose by 2,358 over the period.
Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.