Berkshire coronavirus cases increase by 545 in latest daily update
There have been 545 more cases of the coronavirus in Berkshire in the past day.
According to the latest figures from Public Health England, there are now 65,941 cases of the coronavirus in Berkshire since the pandemic began in March of last year.
The largest single-day increase in the region came in Bracknell Forest, where another 106 positive coronavirus cases were identified as of 9 a.m. today.
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The second highest was in West Berkshire where there had been 101 more cases.
During that time, there have been 93 cases in Windsor and Maidenhead, 92 cases in Reading and 90 cases in Wokingham.
The smallest increase was recorded in Slough, where there were 63 cases.
The highest infection rate is in Reading where there are 238.6 cases per 100,000 people.
Nationally, an additional 51,870 coronavirus cases have been identified, bringing the total number of infections since the start of the pandemic to 5,332,371.
There were also 49 other people who died within 28 days of receiving a positive coronavirus test result, bringing the death toll to 128,642.
However, 46,159,145 first doses of the coronavirus vaccine were distributed, while 35,543,321 people were doubly injected.
Here are the latest rolling seven-day coronavirus infection rates per 100,000 people in Berkshire for the week ending July 9:
- Read: 238.6 (instead of 239.2 )
Windsor and Maidenhead: 220.6 (instead of 219.9)
Swamp: 148.5 (instead of 136.4)
Bracknell Forest: 306 (instead of 284)
Wokingham: 202.2 (instead of 185.3)
West Berkshire: 167.2 (instead of 152.7)
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This is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases for each region of Berkshire since the start of the pandemic, plus the change in the past 24 hours (in brackets):
- Reading: 13,186 cases (+92)
Windsor and Maidenhead: 9,803 cases (+93)
Slough: 16,896 cases (+63)
Bracknell Forest: 8,563 cases (+106)
Wokingham: 9,897 (+90)
- West Berkshire: 7,596 cases (+101)