Hundreds of additional illnesses have been reported in the region in the last seven days, indicating that Covid is spreading throughout the region.

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Hundreds of additional illnesses have been reported in the region in the last seven days, indicating that Covid is spreading throughout the region.

Positive Covid infections have increased by hundreds of cases across the Liverpool City Region (LCR) in only one week.

According to the most recent data from Public Health England, the LCR had 702 positive tests in the week ending June 5, up from 406 the week before.

Individual sections of the LCR reported a surge in cases, with Halton seeing the most increase, with a 433 percent week-on-week percentage shift.

Cases increased in Warrington, West Lancs, and Cheshire West and Chester, all of which are close to the LCR.

Overall, cases are up in England: the UK recorded 28,245 coronavirus cases in the week ending June 5, up 9,912 over the previous seven days.

Halton is a town in the county of Ha

In the prior week, there were 48 positive tests, which is 39 more than the week before.

This indicates that in the week ending June 5, the percentage change climbed by 433 percent from the previous week.

37.1 cases per 100,000 individuals was the most recent infection rate.

Wirral is a town on the Wirral peninsula

In the week ending June 5, there were 168 positive tests, which is 91 more than the previous week.

The percentage change on the Wirral grew by 118 percent from week to week. The most recent rate of infection was 51.9 cases per 100,000 individuals.

Sefton is a town in the county of Merse

In Sefton, there were 134 cases in the week ending June 5, which is 85 more cases than in the previous week. This means that the week-on-week percentage change increased by 174%.

The latest infection rate was 48.5 per 100,000 people.

Liverpool

Liverpool’s positive tests totalled 218 cases in the week ending June 5, which is 120 more cases than in the previous week. This meant the week-on-week percentage change increased by 122%.

The latest infection rate was 43.8 cases per 100,000 people.

Knowsley

There was a total of 59 cases in the week ending June 5, which is 32 more cases than in the previous week.

The latest infection rate is 39.1 cases per 100,000 people and the number of cases increased by 119% week on week.

St Helens

There were 75 positive tests in the week. Summary ends.

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