The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Windsor and Maidenhead increased by 17 over the weekend, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 473 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Monday (August 24) in Windsor and Maidenhead, up from 456 the same time on Friday.

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 312 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 501.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 3,301 over the period, to 326,614.

​Windsor and Maidenhead's cases were among the 37,084 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 309 over the period.

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