HAMPSHIRE has had another 50 cases of coronavirus confirmed since yesterday, updated figures show.

The rise means the county now has a total of 317 – the second most in the UK.

There are a total of 37 cases in Southampton, and the total in Portsmouth has risen by eight in the last 24 hours to 50.

Birmingham has the highest number of confirmed cases in the UK with 366.

Coronavirus deaths in the UK have risen sharply from 578 to 759 – the country's biggest day-on-day increase to date.