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

The number for Warrington has increased from 12 by another four taking the latest figure to 16, according to Government figures.

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.