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Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,235 in Berkshire.

The figure is up by one case.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 635

West Berkshire - 472

Wokingham - 587

Windsor and Maidenhead - 399

Reading - 767

Bracknell Forest - 375

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 Monday 6 July.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,234 in Berkshire.

The figure is unchanged since Saturday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 635

West Berkshire - 472

Wokingham - 587

Windsor and Maidenhead - 399

Reading - 766

Bracknell Forest - 375

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 Sunday 5 July.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,234 in Berkshire.

The figure is up by nine cases since Friday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 634

West Berkshire - 472

Wokingham - 587

Windsor and Maidenhead - 399

Reading - 767

Bracknell Forest - 375

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 Saturday 4 July.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,225 in Berkshire.

The figure is up by six cases since Thursday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 631

West Berkshire - 471

Wokingham - 585

Windsor and Maidenhead - 399

Reading - 765

Bracknell Forest - 374

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 Friday 3 July.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,219 in Berkshire.

The figure is up by 734 cases since Tuesday but the government said the methodology for reporting positive cases changed on Thursday which may explain the leap.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 627

West Berkshire - 471

Wokingham - 584

Windsor and Maidenhead - 399

Reading - 764

Bracknell Forest - 374

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 Thursday 2 July.

Severe disruption: Berkshire both ways

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Berkshire both ways severe disruption, between the roundabout near the railway station and The Forbury Hotel.

Berkshire - The Forbury in Reading closed in both directions between the the roundabout near the railway station junction and The Forbury Hotel junction, because of a security alert. Diversion in operation - via local roads. The Forbury, Abbot's Walk and Valpy Street remain closed to the south and west of Forbury Gardens, but A329 Forbury Road, Blagrave St and Station Rd are now open. Reading Bridge is closed for gas works so cannot be used. West St and Friar.

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

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,484 in Berkshire.

The total is up by one since Monday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 469

West Berkshire - 385

Wokingham - 458

Windsor and Maidenhead - 312

Reading - 597

Bracknell Forest - 263

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 30 June.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,483 in Berkshire.

The total is up by one since Sunday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 469

West Berkshire - 385

Wokingham - 458

Windsor and Maidenhead - 312

Reading - 596

Bracknell Forest - 263

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 Monday 29 June.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,482 in Berkshire.

The total is up by four since Friday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 468

West Berkshire - 385

Wokingham - 458

Windsor and Maidenhead - 312

Reading - 596

Bracknell Forest - 263

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 Sunday 28 June.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,478 in Berkshire.

The total is up by two since Wednesday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 465

West Berkshire - 385

Wokingham - 458

Windsor and Maidenhead - 312

Reading - 595

Bracknell Forest - 263

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 Friday 26 June.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,476 in Berkshire.

The total is up by one since Wednesday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 465

West Berkshire - 385

Wokingham - 458

Windsor and Maidenhead - 309

Reading - 596

Bracknell Forest - 263

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 Thursday 25 June.

Peter Wallis 999 call
In the recording, Peter Wallis says he can see "four masked men" brandishing weapons outside his house.

Permanent memorial planned for park attack stab victims

Reading Borough Council has announced it plans to create a permanent memorial in Forbury Gardens to 49-year-old scientist David Wails, US citizen Joe Ritchie-Bennett, 39, and 36-year-old history teacher James Furlong.

David Wails, Joe Ritchie-Bennett, and James Furlong
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The authority said it would work with the victims' families and the community to create a memorial "where people can pay their respects to those who lost their lives, and everyone affected by the tragic events".

It added it would share its plans "over the coming days and weeks".

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,473 in Berkshire.

The number of cases remains the same since Sunday 21 June.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 465

West Berkshire - 384

Wokingham - 458

Windsor and Maidenhead - 307

Reading - 595

Bracknell Forest - 264

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 Monday 22 June

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Tributes have been paid to the the victims of an attack in Reading on Saturday.