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Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of August 2

Charlie Masters

Charlie Masters

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The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire is currently 495, an increase of one on yesterday's figure.

Since July 2, the figure now includes both Pillar 1 data (tests that are taken in Public Health England and NHS labs, NHS hospitals and results from NHS care and health workers) and Pillar 2 data, which relates to testing done in the wider community.

The data does not include figures from Pillars 3-5, which includes antibody tests, surveillance and diagnostics.

The latest official figures show that the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases in the UK is now 304,695, while the daily number of lab-confirmed cases is 744.

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the UK now stands at 46,201.

The daily death toll is 8.

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