THERE has been an increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Warrington of two, according to the latest figures released today (Sunday).

The number for Warrington has increased from 19 by two taking the figure to 21, according to Government figures.

One man, in his 50s, with underlying health problems, died last week in Warrington Hospital.

There are likely to many more people with the virus, self-isolating at home.

Across the UK there have been 19,522 confirmed cases, with 1,228 people having died after testing positive for the coronavirus.

There are 135 cases of people confirmed to have recovered after contracting the virus.