Reading Borough Council

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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 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.

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".

Council tells shoppers to bring hand sanitiser with them

Reading high street
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Shoppers in Reading have been advised to carry hand sanitiser with them when the high street reopens from 15 June.

Reading Borough Council said businesses will also be providing sanitiser at the entrance to their shops.

Plans for a pedestrian one-way system in some streets, increased cleaning and groups including street pastors were also announced.

Reading's first red route - a no stopping restriction - will also be extended to town centre roads as well.

Council leader Jason Brock said: "I am sure that there will be a sense of relief that residents can once again visit and shop in the town centre, but it is essential everybody pays close attention to the guidance being given, which is there to help keep residents and shop staff safe."

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,413 in Berkshire.

The figure is up by one case since Monday when there were 2,412.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 454

West Berkshire - 379

Wokingham - 446

Windsor and Maidenhead - 292

Reading - 586

Bracknell Forest - 256

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 1 June.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 2,412 in Berkshire.

The figure is up by two cases since Saturday when there were 2,410.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 453

West Berkshire - 379

Wokingham - 445

Windsor and Maidenhead - 292

Reading - 585

Bracknell Forest - 256

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 31 May.

'Thank you NHS' road markings in Reading

"Thank you NHS and Carers" markings have been painted on the road outside Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Reading Borough Council has said the markings on London Road were "a message of gratitude from the council on behalf of residents" for the "amazing work" they are doing during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Reading closes council buildings to the public

Reading Borough Council buildings have closed to the public.

The council announced its closure of its public-facing buildings including libraries, leisure centres, council offices and the town hall on Monday night, according to the Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS).

But day centres and the re3 recycling centre will remain open.

The council said its priorities at this time are ensuring the continuity of care, supporting vulnerable people and supporting the local economy.

On its website Reading Borough Council said: "If you need to contact us please do it online in the first instance, or by phone on 0118 937 3787 if it is an urgent welfare issue.

"We appreciate your patience as we deal with enquiries at this busy time.

"We will prioritise those in most urgent need of our help, and we will respond to everyone as soon as is possible.”

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