More than half of all major hospital trusts in England currently have more Covid-19 patients than at the peak of the first wave of the virus, new analysis shows.

It comes as London mayor Sadiq Khan declared a "major incident", saying the spread of coronavirus threatens to overwhelm the capital's hospitals.

In two regions - eastern England and south-east England - more than three-quarters of trusts are above their first-wave peak.

In Cumbria, cases are rising rapidly and according to the website cases per 100,000 people for the seven-day average in Carlisle in now at more than 1,100.

The date per 100,000 people for the seven-day average.

For each area the figures are as follows:

Allerdale - 628.1

Barrow - 577.2

Carlisle - 1,141

Copeland - 535.3

Eden -771.8

South Lakes -322.6

The total number of people with at least one positive Covid-19 test result (either lab-reported or lateral flow device) since the start of the pandemic in each area:

Allerdale - 2,944

Barrow - 2,864

Carlisle - 5,640

Copeland - 1,858

Eden - 2,145

South Lakes - 3,324