More Suffolk coronavirus cases and nearly 30 confirmed in East of England

The latest government figures breaking down the regional updates have been released. Picture: Danny

The latest government figures breaking down the regional updates have been released. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire - Credit: PA

The latest government figures have shown that the number of people with coronavirus in the East of England has risen by 28 - and there are now three cases in Suffolk.

The government's daily update showed 28 new cases in the region with the figure now at 71, up from 43 - the biggest rise in a single day so far.

The data covers the whole of the East of England, which includes Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk and a number of other counties.

Two more additional cases have been confirmed in Suffolk, bringing the total number to three.

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Essex currently has 14 confirmed cases of the virus while Norfolk still has one.


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So far 35 people are known to have died from the disease in the UK - 14 of those deaths have been confirmed today.

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The latest data shows that the number of people with the disease in the UK now stands at 1,391.

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