THE new Covid-19 dashboard for Bracknell that keeps a local tally of rising case numbers has been dubbed a success.

In its first two weeks since launching on November 5, the tracker provided by Berkshire Public Health has had almost 30,000 views.

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Viewing figures are up 73 per cent from the first week to the next, according to Bracknell Forest Council.

The dashboard provides a breakdown of local cases numbers for the past 24 hours in all Berkshire local authority areas, as well as total number of positive tests across each.

It also now includes the weekly confirmed cases per 100,000 of the population for each local authority area. This enables people to track trends and compare data.

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There is also guidance on lockdown and social distancing, support and advice, as well as testing details.

Click here for more details.