A TOTAL of 134 people in Berkshire have died having tested positive for coronavirus, according to the latest figures.

The statistics, from NHS England, show the total number of deaths of those under the care of three Berkshire NHS trusts as of 5pm on April 7.

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It comes as the latest figures from the Department of Health as of 9am today, show 6,159 people out of 55,242 cases confirmed cases have died having tested positive for Covid-19.

In Berkshire, the total number of positive cases stands at 726 patients.

The latest NHS England figures show 24 people have died out of those 569 patients, under the care of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

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The trust is in charge of the Royal Berkshire Hospital as well as several other community bases such as West Berkshire Community Hospital in Newbury, and Townlands Hospital in Henley.

One person under the care of Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has died.

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A total of 109 people have died having tested positive for Covid-19 under the care of Frimley Health NHS Foundation trust - who run Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley Park and Heatherwood Hospital.

The figures do not define which Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust hospital they come under.

The figures from NHS England relate to those who have died in hospital and had tested positive for coronavirus.

All data is subject to updates as more results come in from post-mortems.