The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Essex has increased by 202

Public Health England figures show that 19, 005 positive tests have been carried out in the Essex County Council region since the start of the pandemic.

In Southend, 26 new cases were recorded taking the total to 2,291.

While in Thurrock, there has been a total of 2,728 cases of Covid-19, an increase of 31.

A total of 9,854 new cases were recorded across England taking the total to 1,324,742.