Hundreds more people across Staffordshire have tested positive for Covid-19 over the Christmas break.
The latest Public Health England figures show there have been 264 confirmed cases in the county in the last 24 hours.
There were 77 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent, but it is too early to see whether the Government’s decision to allow up to three families to mix indoors on Christmas Day has had any impact on infection rates.
Across the UK, another 30,501 people have tested positive for the virus, taking the total to 2,288,345.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 12,355 confirmed cases in Stoke-on-Trent, 32,958 in Staffordshire and 11,358 in Cheshire East.
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Here are the confirmed Covid-19 cases by area as of December 27:
- Stoke-on-Trent: 12,355 (up 77 from yesterday)
- Newcastle borough: 5,496 (up 45 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands: 3,452 (up 25 from yesterday)
- Stafford borough: 5,097 (up 25 from yesterday)
Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 32,958 (up 187 from yesterday)
Cheshire East: 11,358 (up 142 from yesterday)
Deaths with Covid-19 at local hospital trusts as of December 27:
- University Hospitals Of North Midlands NHS Trust: 857 (up 17 from Boxing Day)
- North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust: 12 (no change from yesterday)
- Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 39 (up one from yesterday)
- Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 308 (up five from yesterday)
- East Cheshire NHS Trust: 200 (up one from yesterday)