NO new coronavirus cases were recorded in Bracknell Forest over the past two days.

The latest Public Health England figures show 387 COVID-19 cases have been noted in the borough as of Tuesday, July 28.

This is the same number as recorded on Sunday, July 26, when the News published its most recent update.

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However, there were six more recorded cases in Reading over the same two-day period.

There were marginal increases in Wokingham, Windsor and Maidenhead and in Slough.

West Berkshire’s cases remained the same at 490.

Bracknell Forest has the least number of cases in the county, while Reading has the most with 799 as of 28 July.

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But in terms of rate of infection, the borough stands at 318 cases per 100,000 people.

This is a higher rate than in Windsor and Maidenhead and West Berkshire, but lower than in Reading, Slough and Wokingham.

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.