There are now 899 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the North West as of Friday, March 27.
The latest figures from Public Health England show that there are a total of 11,658 confirmed cases in the UK today.
This is an increase of 2,129 since yesterday (up 22% from 9,529).
A total of 578 deaths have been recorded nationwide.
These are the figures for the North West
In the North West today (Friday, March 27), there are a total of 899 confirmed cases.
It is an increase of 158 cases (21%) since yesterday (Thursday's total was 741).
The breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases in North West England on Friday, March 27:
In order of Upper Tier Local Authorities most affected:
Cumbria - 176 (Up from 145)
Lancashire - 102 (Up from 78)
Liverpool - 72 (Up from 57)
Manchester - 55 (Up from 45)
Salford - 52 (Up from 47)
Oldham - 48 (Up from 42)
Stockport - 48 (Up from 45)
Trafford - 46 (Up from 40)
Tameside - 40 (Up from 35)
Rochdale - 38 (Up from 29)
Cheshire East - 31 (Up from 30)
Bury - 27 (Up from 23)
Bolton - 25 (Up from 21)
Cheshire West and Chester - 24 (Up from 18)
Sefton - 24 (Up from 20)
Wirral - 22 (Up from 16)
St Helens - 17 (Up from 16)
Wigan - 16 (Up from 14)
Knowsley - 12 (Up from 9)
Warrington - 10 (Up from 9)
Blackpool - 8 (no new cases)
Blackburn with Darwen - 6 (Up from 3)
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES - 899
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