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Coronavirus: Confirmed cases in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,453 in Berkshire.

The figure is up by 43 cases since Monday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 964

West Berkshire - 604

Wokingham - 740

Windsor and Maidenhead - 667

Reading - 968

Bracknell Forest - 510

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Tuesday 29 September.

Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

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M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, from J5 for A4 London Road to J6 for A355 Royal Windsor Way Slough.

M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and it's slow on M4 westbound from J5, A4 (Langley) to J6, A355 (Slough), because of a breakdown.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Reading University student tests positive for Covid-19

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A student at Reading University has tested positive for coronavirus.

The first-year undergraduate has been self-isolating at home off-campus since developing symptoms, a spokesman for the university said.

He added that relevant teaching staff and other students on their course have been informed.

He said: "At the start of the new term, this is a timely reminder of how important it is that everyone continues to follow appropriate precautions and we all do our bit to help protect ourselves and our communities."

The university said it was supporting local health authorities and Public Health England to reach any close contacts.