The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Hampshire increased by 67 over the weekend, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 5,750 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Monday (September 21) in Hampshire, up from 5,683 the same time on Friday.

The latest figures show Basingstoke has seen an increase of three cases.

The health body is now including Pillar 2 tests – those carried out by commercial partners – alongside Pillar 1 tests, which are analysed in NHS or PHE laboratories and which made up the first stage of the Government's mass testing programme.

The rate of infection in Hampshire now stands at 416 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 611.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 12,689 over the period, to 398,625.

Hampshire's cases were among the 41,087 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 452 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.