Berkshire Covid at the latest with two more deaths recorded in 24 hours
According to official statistics, two other people have died after catching coronavirus in Berkshire.
The most recent deaths have been in Reading, Windsor and Maidenhead.
Today’s update also revealed that 266 new cases of the virus have been recorded across the county in the past 24 hours.
Windsor and Maidenhead found the most new cases after 86 positive tests returned, followed by Slough, where there were 53 new cases.
West Berkshire had the fewest new cases with 17.
The government said 127 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Friday, bringing the UK total to 136,789.
At 9 a.m. as of Friday, there had been 35,577 more laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK, the government said.
Government data up to September 29 shows that of the 93,765,322 Covid injections administered in the UK, 48,863,490 were first doses, an increase of 34,372 the day before.
Some 44,901,832 were second doses, an increase of 34,459.
Here are the latest rolling seven-day coronavirus infection rates per 100,000 people in Berkshire for the week ending October 1:
Reading: 320.6 (instead of 310 )
Windsor and Maidenhead: 374.2 (vs. 378.8 )
Slough: 298.2 (vs. 288.8 )
Bracknell Forest: 318.9 (vs. 298.8 )
Wokingham: 312.2 (vs. 284.6 )
West Berkshire: 260 (instead of 253.1 )
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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