The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Bracknell Forest increased by six over the weekend, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 505 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 4pm on Sunday, September 27 in Bracknell Forest, up from 499 the same time on Friday.

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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.

The rate of infection in Bracknell Forest now stands at 412 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 647.

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Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 6,873 over the period, to 423,236.

​Bracknell Forest's cases were among the 42,146 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 299 over the period.

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