MORE lockdown restrictions have been eased today with pubs and restaurants reopening indoors and people able to hug their loved ones.

People in England are now able to meet outdoors in groups of up to 30, and indoors in groups of six, or two households.

As restrictions ease, we have delved into the latest coronavirus figures to see what the situation is like in Bracknell Forest.

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The latest Government figure shows one new case was recorded in Bracknell Forest within the latest 24-hour period up to Sunday, May 16.

Since March 2020, there have been 7,131 Covid-19 cases confirmed across the Bracknell Forest Council area.

The number of coronavirus cases over the latest rolling seven-day period for the Bracknell is 19 cases, with a case rate is 15.5 per 100,000 people.

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Three months ago today, three people tested positive for coronavirus in comparison to one case today suggesting that the numbers have decreased.

On February 17, seven people tested positive for Covid-19 and the latest figures for today shows that one person has tested positive for coronavirus in Bracknell Forest.