Berkshire Covid Latest As Another Life Lost To Pandemic
Another death and 512 more cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Berkshire in the past day.
The last death was recorded in Bracknell Forest.
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The latest official figures released on Wednesday evening (October 6) show Wokingham – with 104 – saw the biggest increase in the last 24-hour recording period.
The total also includes 102 each in Windsor and Maidenhead, and Slough, 89 in Reading and 58 in Bracknell Forest.
West Berkshire saw the smallest increase today, with 57 more positive tests for the virus.
Government data up to October 5 shows that of the 94,085,830 Covid injections administered in the UK, 49,035,877 were first doses, an increase of 41,347 the day before.
Some 45,049,953 were second doses, an increase of 28,572.
The government said 143 more people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 137,295.
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.
As of 9 a.m. as of Wednesday, there had been an additional 39,851 laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the UK, the government said.
Here are the latest rolling seven-day coronavirus infection rates per 100,000 people in Berkshire for the week ending October 1:
Reading: 304.4 (down from 323.1 )
Windsor and Maidenhead: 360.9 (vs. 353.7 )
Slough: 327.6 (vs. 308.9 )
Bracknell Forest: 297.2 (no change)
Wokingham: 329.4 (vs. 324.2 )
West Berkshire: 193.1 (vs. 213.9 )
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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