The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Cumbria jumped by 432 over the weekend, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 8,133 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Monday (November 9) in Cumbria, up from 7,701 the same time on Friday.

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.

The rate of infection in Cumbria now stands at 1,627 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 1,838.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 66,879 over the period, to 1,213,363.

Cumbria's cases were among the 249,719 recorded across the North West, a figure which rose by 10,393 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.