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Berkshire records more than 850 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours – Berkshire Live

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There have been a further 859 cases of Covid-19 recorded in Berkshire in the last 24 hours, according to the latest Government figures.

There have been 20 further coronavirus related death recorded in hospitals serving the county, according to the latest NHS England figures released today (January 12), 16 at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust which also operates hospitals in Surrey and four at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

The biggest increase in cases was in Slough, where there are 264 more positive cases.

The Government said a further 1,243 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, which brings the UK total to 81,960.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 99,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Tuesday, there had been a further 45,533 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 3,118,518.

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This is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases for each area of Berkshire since the start of the pandemic:

This is the latest data on the total number of deaths at NHS trusts in and around Berkshire:

  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust: 679 (increase of 16)
  • Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust: 336 ( increase of four)
  • Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust: 24 (no change)

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital in England stood at a record 32,202 as of 8am on Tuesday January 12, according to the latest figures from NHS England.

The figure is up 22% on a week ago, and up 82% since Christmas Day.

In London, the number stands at 7,606 patients, up 12% in a week, while in the Midlands the number is 5,630, up 24%.

South-east England has 5,546 patients, up 27%; eastern England has 4,260, up 21%; north-west England has 3,785, up 29%; north-east England/Yorkshire has 3,429, up 20%; and south-west England has 1,946, up 38%.

All regions except London and north-east England/Yorkshire are currently at record levels of Covid-19 patients.