SOUTHAMPTON has seen another increase in its Covid-19 infection rate.

The city's rate has risen to 13.1 new cases for every 100,000 residents from the previous figure of 10.3, with 33 new cases, according to new data from Public Health England.

In other parts of Hampshire the rate has either stayed the same or gone down.

Fareham's figure has remained at 9.5, with 11 new cases, while the New Forest has seen its infection rate drop from 9.4 to 8.3, with 15 new cases.

Winchester has gone from 6.4 to 7.2, with nine new cases.

Eastleigh's rate has decreased from 4.5 to 3.7 but the town has seen six new cases. Gosport's figure has dropped sharply - from 7.1 to 3.5, with three new cases.