ONE more coronavirus death has been recorded at the Royal Berkshire Trust in the last 24 hours, bringing Reading's Covid death toll to 124.

The total deaths recorded across the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, which serves more than one million people across Berkshire and South Oxfordshire, now stands at 217.

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The south east region has seen a total of 7,459 deaths.

Of these, 74 were recorded in West Berkshire; 56 in Bracknell Forest and100 in Wokingham.

Local cases

Public Health England figures show the number of people with at least one lab-confirmed positive Covid-19 test result since the start of the pandemic in each area.

The rates per 100,000 resident population give a fairer comparison of the number of cases in each area.

Reading has now recorded 1,502 cases, with 29 recorded in the last 24 hours (from the morning of October 28).

Reading's rate of infection now stands at 928.4 per 100,000.

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Meanwhile, nearby areas show a similar picture.

Bracknell has now had 835 confirmed cases, with a rate of 681.4 per 100,000.

West Berkshire has had 978 cases, with a rate 617.2 and Wokingham has seen 1,224 cases, with a rate of 715.3.

NHS England figures show 217 people had died in hospital at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as of 5pm on Monday (October 26).

That was an increase of one compared to Sunday, when there were 216.

Public Health England figures show that 1,502 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (October 27) in Reading, up from 1,473 the same time on Monday.

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​Reading's cases were among the 69,021 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 1,442 over the period.

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