Berkshire Covid at the latest as more than 560 new cases are reported in 24 hours
More than 560 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Berkshire in the past 24 hours.
The latest official figures released tonight (Sunday, October 10) show there have been 562 new Covid infections in the county.
Wokingham – with 182 – saw the biggest increase in the last 24-hour recording period.
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Slough saw the smallest increase, reporting 65 more positive tests for the virus.
Nationally, the government said 38 more people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, bringing the UK total to 137,735.
Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that there have been 161,000 registered deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
And there have been 34,574 new positive cases nationwide in the past 24 hours, the data shows.
Government data up to October 9 shows that of the 94,327,179 Covid injections administered in the UK, 49,158,835 were first doses, an increase of 26,157 the day before.
Some 45,168,344 were second doses, an increase of 32,755.
Here are the latest rolling seven-day coronavirus infection rates per 100,000 people in Berkshire for the week ending October 5:
Reading: 315 (instead of 310.6)
Windsor and Maidenhead: 411.2 (vs. 389.4)
Slough: 343 (vs. 330.3)
Bracknell Forest: 297.2 (was 294)
Wokingham: 367.9 (vs. 346.1)
West Berkshire: 195 (vs. 147.7)
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):
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