HAMPSHIRE has seen 342 new cases of coronavirus in the latest 24-hour period.

The biggest increases were recorded in Southampton and Portsmouth, which each recorded 76 new cases of Covid-19, taking the totals to 2,143 and 1,991 respectively.

Eastleigh has seen 34 new cases, taking the total to 1,015. The New Forest has also recorded an increase of 34, taking its total to 1,167.

Winchester has seen 33 new cases (1,074) and neighbouring Test Valley has recorded a further 23 cases (1,053).

Fareham has recorded 22 new cases (727) and nearby has seen an even smaller increase of 13, taking its total to 471.

Basingstoke and Deane has had 26 new cases (1,542) while the latest figure for Havant is 31 (777).