51 more coronavirus cases diagnosed in Calderdale over the weekend

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The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Calderdale increased by 51 over the weekend, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 1,384 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Monday (yesterday) in Calderdale, up from 1,333 the same time on Friday.

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Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 9,448 over the period, to 371,125.

​Calderdale's cases were among the 40,359 recorded across Yorkshire and The Humber, a figure which rose by 1,187 over the period.

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