Office for National Statistics

Coronavirus claims another five Cumbrian lives

Bob Cooper

Political reporter, BBC Cumbria

A further five people from Cumbria have died with coronavirus, according to the latest release from the Office for National Statistics, bringing the total to 514.

It is a slight increase on last week, when three people died, and three of the five died in care homes.

Table of statistics
ONS

The statistics include all deaths where Covid-19 was mentioned on death certificates, and cover up to 19 June.

South Lakeland remains the hardest-hit district in the county with 149 people losing their lives.