Coronavirus: Here are the areas with the highest Covid-19 cases in England
CORONAVIRUS continues to spread across the country.
The UK total continues to rise with 456 people now being confirmed to have Covid-19.
Six people have died after being diagnosed with the disease.
Hampshire has again seen a rise in the number of people with coronavirus – there are now 13 confirmed cases across the county.
Health Minister Nadine Dorries has become the first MP to be diagnosed with Covid-19.
The Conservative MP said she has been self-isolating at home after testing positive, and her parliamentary office has closed following advice from Public Health England.
Many parts of the UK have now seen cases of coronavirus, with 456 in England as well as 36 in Scotland, 15 in Wales and 18 in Northern Ireland – as of 9am on March 11.
Where has been worst affected by corovavirus?
London has the highest number of cases of Covid-19 in the UK with Public Health England announcing that there have been 91 cases in the capital.
Here are the other parts of the country with the most cases:
- Hertfordshire – 18
- Kensingston and Chelsea – 15
- Devon – 13
- Hampshire – 13
- Surrey – 10
- Southwark – 9
- Oxfordshire – 9
- Brighton and Hove – 8
- Barnet – 8
- Torbay – 7
- Camden – 7
- Cumbria – 7
- Liverpool – 6
- Newcastle upon Tyne – 6
- Westminister – 6
- Essex – 6
- Nottinghamshire – 6
It has been announced that the NHS in England is ‘ramping up’ testing facilities so that 10,000 coronavirus tests can be performed each day.
Find out how you can get tested for coronavirus here.
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