The number of coronavirus cases in Windsor and Maidenhead increased by 341 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

A total of 30,282 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Windsor and Maidenhead when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on January 4 (Tuesday), up from 29,941 on Monday.

The rate of infection in Windsor and Maidenhead now stands at 20,018 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 20,437.

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Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 218,705 over the period, to 13,641,520 – though the number of newly-reported cases for Northern Ireland covers a four-day period, and for Wales a two-day period.

However, there were no new coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Windsor and Maidenhead.

The dashboard shows 314 people had died in the area by January 4 (Tuesday) – which was unchanged from Monday.

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It means there has been one death in the past week, which is an increase on none the previous week.

They were among 19,198 deaths recorded across the South East.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Windsor and Maidenhead.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.

The figures also show that more than three-quarters of people in Windsor and Maidenhead have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 112,604 people had received both jabs by January 3 (Monday) – 78% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 82% of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.

Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.