Coronavirus: almost 600 new cases across the county

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The current total of coronavirus cases in the UK stands at just above 989,000 after a daily increase of 24,405.

Staffordshire now has a total of 12,139 cases after an increase of 448, of them 1,229 are in the Moorlands,an increase of 56.

Stoke-on-Trent is recorded separately from the rest of the county and now has 4,207, a daily increase of 145.

In the UK 280 more people have died in the last 24 hours taking the total to 45,955.

From today Staffordshire is subject to tier 2 restrictions following a surge in cases these restrictions will be reviewed in 14 days