Number of coronavirus cases recorded in Calderdale over bank holiday

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The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Calderdale increased by 26 over the bank holiday weekend, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 1,195 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am yesterday (Tuesday) in Calderdale, up from 1,169 the same time on Friday.

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Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 5,524 over the period, to 337,168.

​Calderdale's cases were among the 36,357 recorded across Yorkshire and The Humber, a figure which rose by 613 over the period.

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