Another 345 new cases of coronavirus have been discovered in East Lancashire, the latest figures show.

The highest number of new infections came from Blackburn with Darwen, where 100 people tested positive for covid-19, according to Wednesday's data.

It means 8,831 people have contracted the virus in the borough since the start of the pandemic in March.

The second highest number came from Burnley, where 75 new cases were discovered, bringing the borough's total to 4,131.

Next was Hyndburn, where 60 new cases were detected. The area has now recorded a total of 3,363 infections.

In Pendle, a total of 4,277 cases have now been recorded following Wednesday's addition of 56 new infections.

Rossendale recorded the second lowest number of new infections, 38, meaning the area has now recorded a total of 2,922 cases.

In the Ribble Valley, there have been 1,829 cases since March after another 16 people tested positive for the virus.

Across East Lancashire, 25,353 people have tested positive for coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.