Latest official figures show that there has been one new coronavirus death recorded at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust, which runs the Furness General Hospital in Barrow, in the latest 24-hour period.

NHS England figures show 202 people had died in hospital at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust as of 5pm on Thursday (October 22).

There were no further deaths among covid positive patients, testing positive within 28 days of a covid test, at north Cumbria's hospitals.

The latest coronavirus figures for Cumbria are as follows:

There were 5,763 lab-confirmed cases of the virus in the county as of 7am today.

That's an increase of 242 since yesterday.

Allerdale cases- 739 up from 712

Barrow cases- 1,376 up from 1,325

Carlisle cases- 1,373 up from 1,296

Copeland cases- 615 up from 593

Eden cases- 478 up from 440

South Lakeland 1,182

Across England there have now been 704,443 cases of the virus - an increase of 34,470 since yesterday.

Since the start of the pandemic there have now been 39,488 deaths in England.

This is deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19.

Allerdale- 75, no change from yesterday

Barrow- 64, no change from yesterday

Carlisle-102, no change from yesterday

Copeland- 55, an increase of one from yesterday

Eden- 34, no change from yesterday