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Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of October 17

Jonathan Ashby

Jonathan Ashby

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The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire is 799, an increase of 21 in the last 24 hours.

The latest official figures show that the total number of lab-confirmed cases in the UK is now 705,428, while the daily number of lab-confirmed cases is 16,171.

West Berkshire's cumulative rate per 100,000 population is 504.3. The seven-day rolling rate per 100,000 population to October 12 is 44.2, with 70 cases recorded in the seven days to October 12. 

A map of cases has been updated to show breakdowns in geographic statistical areas. The data shows the number of cases in the last seven days to week ending October 10, the seven-day rolling average, and the case rate compared to the national average.  

The map can be viewed here

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 43,579.

The daily number of deaths within the 28-day range is 150.

The number of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate is 57,690.

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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