Eight coronavirus cases diagnosed in Windsor and Maidenhead

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Windsor and Maidenhead increased by eight over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 481 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (August 25) in Windsor and Maidenhead, up from 473 the same time on Monday.

The health body is now including Pillar 2 tests – those carried out by commercial partners – alongside Pillar 1 tests, which are analysed in NHS or PHE laboratories and which made up the first stage of the Government’s mass testing programme.

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The rate of infection in Windsor and Maidenhead now stands at 318 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 503.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 1,184 over the period, to 327,798.

​Windsor and Maidenhead’s cases were among the 37,213 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 129 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.w

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