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Latest lockdown infection rates for Covid-19 in Cumbria: Monday, January 11 – News & Star

https://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/19001234.latest-lockdown-infection-rates-covid-19-cumbria-monday-january-11/

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 Gov.uk 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