Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire have been hit by another 707 positive coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours.
The Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England revealed there had been 185 in the city alone as of 10.40pm today (January 14).
This means there have now been 15,026 positive coronavirus infections in Stoke-on-Trent since the start of the pandemic in March.
The rolling seven-day rate for Stoke-on-Trent stands at 436.9 cases per 100,000 people as of January 9.
There have now been 1,120 cases in the same seven-day period confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent alone.
In the Staffordshire County Council controlled area there have been another 572 positive Covid-19 tests over the last day.
This means there have now been a total of 43,166 infections since the pandemic began in March last year.
The county’s seven-day rolling rate now stands at 481.8 cases per 100,000 with 4,238 positive tests in the week ending January 9.
Over the county line in Cheshire East there have been 241 more positive coronavirus cases bringing the total to 15,507.
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Across the United Kingdom there have been another 47,525 new positive coronavirus cases over the last day bringing the total number of infections to 3,211,576.
Today’s daily coronavirus update had been delayed due to an issue with the recording of death data at Public Health England.
Here are the confirmed Covid-19 cases by area as of January 14:
- Stoke-on-Trent: 14,841 (up 185 from yesterday)
- Newcastle borough: 6,549 (up 58 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands : 4,136 (up 43 from yesterday)
- Stafford borough: 6,584 (up 78 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 43,166 (up 572 from yesterday)
- Cheshire East: 15,507 (up 241 from yesterday).