Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire have been hit by 665 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
The latest figures from the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England show there have been 127 new confirmed cases in Stoke-on-Trent alone.
This brings the city’s total to 14,706 positive coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic in March last year.
Across the wider Staffordshire County Council area there has been another 538 positive Covid-19 cases in the last day.
This means there have now been 42,130 in the county since the start of the pandemic.
In Cheshire East there have been an additional 188 positive tests.
This brings the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the borough to 15,091.
Across the United Kingdom there have been another 45,533 positive tests bringing a total of 3,164,051 since March.
Here are the confirmed Covid-19 cases by area as of January 12:
- Stoke-on-Trent: 14,706 (up 127 from yesterday)
- Newcastle borough: 6,438 (up 49 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands: 4,063 (up 45 from yesterday)
- Stafford borough: 6,448 (up 82 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 42,130 (up 538 from yesterday)
- Cheshire East: 15,091 (up 188 from yesterday).