Latest Berkshire Covid update with 76 new cases recorded in 24 hours
Seventy-six cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Berkshire as the daily number of new infections in the county continued to rise.
The total is down from the 98 recorded yesterday.
Wokingham saw the biggest increase, with 23 new cases. There were 21 in Reading and 10 in Bracknell Forest, plus 14 in Slough, two in West Berkshire and six in Windsor and Maidenhead.
Four regions of Berkshire have seen an increase in weekly infection rates in numbers for the seven days through June 1 – the most recent available.
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The government said 5,341 more laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases had been recorded in the UK at 9 a.m. on Sunday.
He said four more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, bringing the UK total to 127,840.
Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that there have now been 153,000 recorded deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
These are the latest rolling seven-day coronavirus infection rates per 100,000 people for the week ending June 1.
This is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases for each region of Berkshire since the start of the pandemic, plus changes over the past 24 hours (in brackets):
- Bracknell Forest: 7,295 cases (+10)
- Reading: 11,341 cases (+21)
- Slough: 15,883 cases (+14)
- West Berkshire: 6,600 cases (+2)
- Windsor and Maidenhead: 8,617 cases (+6)
- Wokingham: 8,575 (+23)
Here is the latest data on the total number of deaths in NHS trusts in and around Berkshire:
How many people have been vaccinated against Covid?
A total of 57,193,641 Covid-19 vaccinations took place in England between December 8 and June 5, according to data from NHS England, including the first and second doses, an increase of 590,645 the day before.
NHS England said 33,700,486 was the first dose of a vaccine, an increase of 175,001 the day before, while 23,493,155 was a second dose, an increase of 415,644.