Almost 60 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Cumbria today.

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that across the county 59 more people have received a positive test result.

This includes 14 in Carlisle, 13 in Copeland, nine in Eden and two in Allerdale.

In the most recent seven day period - up to Tuesday November 16 - there were 1,037 cases recorded in Cumbria. This is a rate of 207.4 people per 100,000 population. The R number estimated to be 1 to 1.1.

Below is the number cases in Cumbria's six districts recorded during the same period up to November 16.

  • Allerdale: 160 cases / 163.7 per 100,000 population
  • Barrow: 103 cases / 153.6 per 100,000 population
  • Carlisle: 294 cases / 270.5 per 100,000 population
  • Copeland: 96 cases / 140.8 per 100,000 population
  • Eden: 76 cases / 142.7 per 100,000 population
  • South Lakeland: 308 cases / 293.1 per 100,000 population

Yesterday NHS England confirmed two more people had died in north Cumbria after contracting the virus.

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust recorded the latest deaths in the 24-hour period up to 4pm on Friday.

County-wide the number of lives claimed by the virus has surpassed 500. ONS figures showing there have been 519 deaths since the start of the pandemic, of people who had a positive test result for Covid-19 and died within 28 days.