More than a dozen new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the region.

In the Southampton City Council area, five more cases were recorded in the 24 hours from 4pm on Sunday to 4pm yesterday.

In the same time period, 12 new cases were recorded in the Hampshire County Council region.

This means that since the start of the pandemic, there has been 1,059 cases in the Southampton council area, and 5,627 in the Hampshire authority area.

The current rate of infection for each area is 419.4 per 100,000 in Southampton, and 407 per 100,000 in Hampshire.

In the New Forest, three people tested positive taking the district's total to 559 case, with an infection rate of 310.4.

The ‘rule of six’ was implemented from yesterday, meaning people can only socialise in groups of up to six by law.