Covid-19 in Cumbria: Monday, March 8 | News and Star

The figures are as follows:

  • Allerdale – six
  • Carlisle – three
  • Copeland – six
  • Barrow – two
  • South Lakeland – four

Eden has seen no further positive results in the past day.

No further deaths – of people who had tested positive for the virus within the past 28 days – have been recorded within the county.

Today (March 8), schools across the nation are welcoming pupils back through the school gates, as the first step of Prime Minister’s roadmap out of lockdown is taken.

Government guidance, including strict safety measures, remain in place.

But from today, two people from separate households can meet outdoors.

To protect yourself and others, it is key to wash your hands, wear a face covering – unless exempt – and make space between yourself and other people.

For more information, visit the gov.uk website.