HERE are the latest Covid-19 rates across Cheshire West and East.

According to figures released by Public Health England, 1,734 new cases were recorded in the two boroughs between 4pm on January 9 and 4pm today.

This is made up of 616 cases in Cheshire West, taking the total number of cases in the borough since the pandemic began to 78,928.

In Cheshire East there were 1,118 new cases, with the borough's total now standing at 83,898.

These latest figures mean 7,889 people have now tested positive for Covid in Cheshire West in the last week.

The borough's seven-day case rate is 2,294.9 per 100,000 of the population.

A total of 8,084 people tested positive in Cheshire East during the same period, taking the borough's case rate to 2,090.7.