These Yorkshire areas have seen the biggest rise in coronavirus cases in 24 hours

There were 2,988 new cases of Covid-19 reported in the UK on Sunday in the largest daily figure since May.

Monday, 7th September 2020, 11:45 am
The Yorkshire areas with the most new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours (Photo: PA Wire/ Danny Lawson)

Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted the rise is “concerning”. Government figures show there have been 371 new lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in Yorkshire and the Humber between 9am on Saturday and 9am on Sunday. It brings the total number of confirmed cases in the region to 37,502. These are the Yorkshire areas with the most new lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in 24 hours:

Daily increase of 92 cases. Total number of confirmed cases 4,841
Daily increase of 74 cases. Total number of confirmed cases 6,577

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Daily rise of 37 cases. Total number of confirmed cases 3,158
Daily rise of 36 cases. Total number of cases 4,813
Daily rise of 19 new cases. Total number of cases 1,248
Daily rise of 16 cases. Total number of cases 2,224
Daily rise of 14 cases. Total number of confirmed cases 2,162
Daily rise of 13 cases. Total number of confirmed cases 2,181
Daily rise of 10 cases. Total number of confirmed cases 1,631