Coronavirus infection rates in all parts of Berkshire as one sees decrease
Weekly coronavirus infection rates have risen again in all but one part of Berkshire, according to the latest figures available on Sunday May 30.
Wokingham was the only region where rates for the week ending May 25, the latest available infection rate figures, had fallen – but it also saw an increase in cases overnight.
Official data shows a further 74 cases of the coronavirus have been reported today, with double-digit increases in four of six areas.
Wokingham has seen the biggest increase in infections in the past 24 hours, peaking at 29 new cases according to the latest statistics from Public Health England.
There have been 20 cases in Reading, 13 in Bracknell Forest, 10 in Slough, two in Windsor and Maidenhead and none in West Berkshire.
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The latest weekly data available on the infection rate through May 25 shows increases in five of six areas – only Wokingham’s rate has fallen.
Six more people died within 28 days after testing positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, according to Public Health England, bringing the UK total to 127,781.
Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that there are now 153,000 registered deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
The government also said as of 9 a.m. on Sunday there had been 3,240 more laboratory-confirmed cases in the UK.
Here are the latest seven-day coronavirus infection rates per 100,000 people for the week ending May 25:
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases for each region of Berkshire since the start of the pandemic, plus the change over the past 24 hours (in brackets):
- Bracknell Forest: 7,178 cases (+13)
- Reading: 11,191 cases (+20)
- Slough: 15,775 cases (+10)
- West Berkshire: 6,562 cases (-)
- Windsor and Maidenhead: 8,593 cases (+2)
- Wokingham: 8,424 (+29)
Here is the latest data on the total number of deaths in NHS trusts in and around Berkshire as of Saturday, May 29:
How many people have received a Covid vaccine?
Government data up to May 29 shows that of the 64,592,019 injections given in the UK so far, 39,259,168 were first doses – an increase of 190,822 the day before.
Some 25,332,851 were second doses, an increase of 440,435.