Overview of the coronavirus in Berkshire: Tuesday, May 25
42 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, according to data from Public Health England.
Public Health England has recorded 42 new laboratory-confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, in areas such as Reading, Bracknell, Wokingham, West Berkshire, Slough and Windsor and Maidenhead.
Those numbers, correct as of Tuesday, May 25 at 4:16 p.m., bring the latest total for the county to 57,386 cases.
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The local distribution of the last 24 hours as follows:
Bracknell Forest – 3 cases, 7127 in total
Wokingham -9 cases, 8,352 in total
Reading – 13 cases, 11,091 in total
West Berkshire – 3 cases, 6,531 in total
Windsor and Maidenhead – 3 cases, 8,575 in total
Slough – 11 cases, 15,700
There are now 4,467,310 people across the UK who have tested positive for Covid-19 – a daily increase of 2,493.
The latest seven-day rate per 100,000 people locally is as follows:
Bracknell Forest – 4.9
Reading – 37.1
Wokingham – 28.1
Swamp – 28.8
West Berkshire – 34.1
Windsor and Maidenhead – 12.5
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In today’s national Covid news
The government said 15 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 127,739.
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 Tuesday there had been 2,493 more laboratory-confirmed cases in the UK.
This brings the total to 4,467,310.
Government data up to May 24 shows that of the 61,420,928 jabs administered in the UK so far, 38,192,417 were first doses – an increase of 122,379 the day before.
Some 23,228,511 were second doses, an increase of 332,955.