HAMPSHIRE'S number of recorded coronavirus cases has jumped by 66 to 498.

Public Health England has released figures this morning showing that the number of cases in Hampshire have risen from 432 to 498 in just 24 hours.

The cases in Southampton have jumped from 43 yesterday to 68 confirmed in the city this morning.

Across the UK, there has been a total of 2,619 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours bringing the total up to 22,141 and the death toll currently stands at 1,408.

There have been no more confirmed coronavirus deaths in Hampshire.

Yesterday, figures show that a further three deaths were recorded at facilities run by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which is responsible for the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester, Andover War Memorial Hospital, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital and Alton Community Hospital.

This brings the Trust's total death toll to nine.

Official figures do not specify which hospitals the deaths were recorded by.

In neighbouring city Portsmouth, total confirmed cases are now at 72 - up from 70 yesterday morning.

On Saturday afternoon, QA Hospital announced that a further 13 people who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 had died.

The nine men and four women were aged between 51 and 91-years-old and all had underlying health conditions, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust said.

This takes the total at QA Hospital to 31.