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Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of October 12

Charlie Masters

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Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of October 12

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire is 729.

This represents a jump of nine from yesterday's figure.

The latest official figures show that the total number of lab-confirmed cases in the UK is now 617,688, while the daily number of lab-confirmed cases is 13,972.

Daily reported Covid-19 deaths are now measured across the UK as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the first laboratory-confirmed positive test.

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the UK within 28 days of a positive test is 42,875.

The daily number of deaths within the 28-day range is 50.

The number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate is 57,347.

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.

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