There have been a further 62 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire in the latest daily update from the government.
A total of 18 of the new cases were in Stoke-on-Trent, bringing the total in the city to 1,914 since the start of the pandemic and Stoke-on-Trent remains on the national watchlist.
There were 44 new confirmed cases across the rest of Staffordshire, meaning there have now been a total of 4,685 across the county outside of the city.
Two of the new confirmed cases were in the Staffordshire Moorlands, while four were in Newcastle. A further seven were recorded in Stafford Borough.
Another 12 cases were recorded in Cheshire East.
Local coronavirus cases as of September 18:
- Stoke-on-Trent: 1,914 (up 18 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands: 452 (up two from yesterday)
- Newcastle Borough: 935 (up four from yesterday)
- Stafford Borough: 690 (up seven from yesterday)
- Staffordshire County (all Staffordshire authorities – including those in the south of the county – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 4,685 (up 44 from yesterday)
- Cheshire East: 2,645 (up 12 from yesterday)
The Government said that there had been a further 4,422 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK. Overall, 390,358 cases have been confirmed.