How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?

James Morris
Senior news reporter, Yahoo News UK
A man wearing a face mask in central London as the number of UK coronavirus cases continues to rise. (AP)

*This article is updated daily*

The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise dramatically in the UK.

Here is the latest information on how many confirmed deaths and cases there are currently, how quickly it has spread and how many positive tests there have been in each local authority area.

How many people in the UK have died from coronavirus?

The Department of Health’s latest figures show that as of 5pm on Wednesday, 2,921 people had died from COVID-19.

This was a jump of 569 from 24 hours earlier: the biggest day-on-day increase since the first death was recorded on 5 March.

How many people in the UK have coronavirus?

As of 9am on Thursday, the Department of Health said there were 33,718 confirmed cases in the UK.

In total, 163,194 people have been tested.

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How quickly has the virus spread in the UK?

On Saturday, there were 17,089 cases. This had risen 16,629 to 33,718 by Thursday.

On 1 March, there were 35.

The first two cases were announced on 31 January.

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