Another 286 cases have been reported in the past 24 hours across Lancashire, according to Public Health England.

This is up from the 235 cases recorded across the county the day before.

Blackburn reported the highest increase in new cases, with 47 positive tests since yesterday (February 20).

Preston has the county’s highest infection rate and is the only borough above the 200 cases per 100,000 people mark after seven weeks of lockdown.

Lancashire has now recorded a total 116,945 cases since the start of the pandemic, however most of these are no longer active infections.

Number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Lancashire borough as of Sunday, February 21

The data below includes the total number of cases and overall infection rate for each area since the pandemic began. Many of these cases will no longer be active.

  • Blackburn with Darwen: 16,914 (+47), 11,298.9 per 100,000
  • Blackpool: 8,756 (+15), 6,279.1 per 100,000
  • Burnley: 9,441 (+22), 10,617.4per 100,000
  • Chorley: 7,273 (+11), 6,152.3 per 100,000
  • Fylde: 4,434 (+19), 5,489 per 100,000
  • Hyndburn: 7,320 (+12), 9,032.2 per 100,000
  • Lancaster: 8,878 (+24), 6,079.9 per 100,000
  • Pendle: 9,250 (+20), 10,042.1 per 100,000
  • Preston: 12,622 (+35), 8,818.2 per 100,000
  • Ribble Valley: 4,288 (+10), 7,042.4 per 100,000
  • Rossendale: 5,720 (+15), 8,002 per 100,000
  • South Ribble: 7,400 (+29), 6,679.4 per 100,000
  • West Lancashire: 8,354 (+19) 7,308.5 per 100,000
  • Wyre: 6,314 (+8), 5,632.9 per 100,000

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