The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Cumbria increased by 115 over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 6,256 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (October 27) in Cumbria, up from 6,141 the same time on Monday.

The health body is now including Pillar 2 tests – those carried out by commercial partners – alongside Pillar 1 tests, which are analysed in NHS or PHE laboratories and which made up the first stage of the Government's mass testing programme.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 22,885 over the period, to 917,575.

​Cumbria's cases were among the 195,127 recorded across the North West, a figure which rose by 5,322 over the period.

A further 367 people have died in the UK with Covid-19.

This is the highest daily Covid-19 deaths figure in the UK since May and brings the total number of coronavirus deaths to 45,365