Berkshire region sees coronavirus spike of 51 new cases in latest daily update
There were 189 more Covid-19 cases recorded in the county today (Sunday) – down from yesterday’s 193 figure.
The highest number was found in West Berkshire, where there was a spike of 51 new coronavirus cases recorded today.
In Slough, there were 39 new cases, while Reading recorded 37 new cases.
Meanwhile, there have been 23 more cases in Windsor and Maidenhead and 20 in Wokingham.
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The high number of new cases in Reading meant it continued to have the highest infection rate in the county, at 254.7 cases per 100,000 people.
Across the UK, the seven-day rolling average infection rate now stands at 214.4 cases per 100,000.
As of 9 a.m. on Sunday, there had been 24,248 more laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the UK, the government said.
The government said 15 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, bringing the UK total to 128,222.
Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that there have been 153,000 registered deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
Here are the latest rolling seven-day coronavirus infection rates per 100,000 people in Berkshire for the week ending June 28:
- Read: 254.7 (from 236.1 )
Windsor and Maidenhead: 140.7 (instead of 135.4)
Swamp: 112.3 (instead of 101.6)
Bracknell Forest: 136.3 (instead of 130.6)
Wokingham: 131.5 (instead of 138.6)
West Berkshire: 83.9 (instead of 78.9)
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):
- Reading: 12,418 cases (+37)
Windsor and Maidenhead: 9,120 cases (+23)
Slough: 16,432 cases (+39)
Bracknell Forest: 7,776 cases (+19)
Wokingham: 9,223 (+20)
- West Berkshire: 7,025 cases (+51)
Government data up to July 3 shows that of the 78,889,449 Covid jabs given in the UK so far, 45,274,497 – an increase of 137,389 the day before.
Some 33,614,952 were second doses, an increase of 196,209.