HAMPSHIRE has seen 228 new cases of coronavirus in the latest 24-hour period.

The biggest increases were recorded in Southampton and Portsmouth, which recorded 38 and 49 new cases Covid-19 respectively, taking the totals to2,181 and 2,040.

Eastleigh has seen 24 new cases, taking the total to 1,039. The New Forest has also recorded an increase of 15, taking its total to 1,182.

Winchester has seen 15 new cases (1,089) and neighbouring Test Valley has recorded a further 9 cases (1,062).

Fareham has recorded 17 new cases (744) and nearby Gosport has seen an even smaller increase of 11, taking its total to 482.

Basingstoke and Deane has had 25 new cases (1,567) while the latest figure for Havant is 25 (802).