Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire have been hit by another 599 positive coronavirus cases in just 24 hours.
The latest figures from the Department of Health and Social Care show there have been 135 positive covid tests in Stoke-on-Trent over the last day.
This means there have now been 14,841 infections in the city since the pandemic started being measured in March last year.
It brings the city’s seven-day infection rate to 457.1 cases per 1000,000 people up to January 8 with 1,172 infections in that time.
Meanwhile there have been another 464 positive coronavirus test results confirmed across the Staffordshire County Council controlled area.
This means there have now been a total of 42,594 positive cases of Covid-19 across the county during the pandemic.
The county’s seven-day infection rate now stands at 508.2 cases in every 100,000 people with 4,470 infections up to January 8.
Across the border in Cheshire East there have been another 175 positive coronavirus test results bringing a total of 15,266.
This brings the rolling rate to 441 cases in 100,000 people with 1,694 cases in the last week.
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There have been another 47,525 new coronavirus cases across the United Kingdom as of 4pm today (January 13) bringing the total number of infections to 3,211,576.
Here are the confirmed Covid-19 cases by area as of January 13:
- Stoke-on-Trent: 14,841 (up 135 from yesterday)
- Newcastle borough: 6,491 (up 53 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands : 4,093 (up 30 from yesterday)
- Stafford borough: 6,506 (up 58 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 42,594 (up 464 from yesterday)
- Cheshire East: 15,266 (up 175 from yesterday).