TWENTY-TWO people have tested positive for coronavirus in Hampshire over the last 24 hours.

Latest figures released by government shows five people tested positive in Southampton in the 24 hours leading up to 4pm today (Saturday).

It means the rate of infection per 100,000 people over the course of the pandemic in Southampton is now 416.6.

One person tested positive in Gosport and one in East Hampshire, while two people returned positive tests in Winchester.

Their rates now stood at 295.9, 453.8 and 422.1 respectively.

In Eastleigh, two people tested positive, giving a rate of 354.8.

Six people tested positive in the New Forest, three in Fareham and two in Portsmouth.