The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Lancashire has risen to 89.

Eight new cases have been confirmed since Wednesday, with one of them being in Blackburn with Darwen, bringing the total for the local authority to three.

Seven of the new confirmed patients are in the Lancashire County Council controlled local authority areas.

The number of confirmed cases in Blackpool still stands at eight.

The number of coronavirus related deaths in the UK also rose, taking the current death toll to 465.

On Thursday afternoon, Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced another three coronavirus patients in Scotland have died, bringing the country's total to 25.

She also said the number of people who had tested positive for Covid-19 had risen by 175 from Wednesday's total, from 719 to 894.