How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?

James Morris
Senior news reporter, Yahoo News UK
A man wearing a face mask in central London as the number of UK coronavirus cases continues to rise. (AP)

*This article was updated at 3.15pm on Wednesday, 1 April*

The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise dramatically in the UK.

Here is the latest information on how many confirmed cases there are currently, how quickly it has spread and how many positive tests there have been in each local authority area.

How many people in the UK have coronavirus?

As of 9am on Wednesday, the Department of Health said there were 29,474 confirmed cases in the UK.

The official death toll now stands at 2,352.

In total, 152,979 people have been tested.

Coronavirus-related deaths in the UK. (PA)

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How quickly has the virus spread in the UK?

On Saturday, there were 17,089 cases. This had risen 12,385 to 29,474 by Wednesday.

On 1 March, there were 35.

The first two cases were announced on 31 January.

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