Coronavirus death toll rises again in Berkshire according to latest NHS England data – Berkshire Live

There have been 4 additional deaths associated to coronavirus recorded in Berkshire up to now 24 hours, in line with NHS England knowledge launched in the present day (October 18).

In the identical time, there have been one other 110 constructive checks.

Throughout the UK, the loss of life toll now stands at 43,646 and 722,409 individuals have examined constructive for Covid-19.

This represents a rise of 67 and 16,982 respectively.

In Berkshire, all 4 new fatalities have been recorded by Royal Berkshire NHS Basis Belief.

The most important improve in instances was in Windsor and Maidenhead, the place there was an increase of 30.

This was adopted by an increase of 27 in Slough.

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That is how the figures break down by way of instances for every space of Berkshire as of October 18:

  • Studying  : 1,267 instances  (improve of 18)
  • Slough  : 1,400 instances  ( improve of 27)
  • Wokingham  : 1,011 instances  (improve of 14)
  • West Berkshire  : 810 instances  (improve of 11)
  • Windsor  and Maidenhead: 1,090 instances  (improve of 30)
  • Bracknell Forest  : 689 instances  ( improve of 11)     

The whole variety of deaths at NHS trusts in and round Berkshire is 606, as detailed under:

  • Frimley Well being NHS Basis Belief: 377  (no change)
  • Royal Berkshire NHS Basis Belief: 209  (improve of 4)
  • Berkshire Healthcare NHS Basis Belief: 20  (no change)


A file variety of outlets closed in the course of the first half of 2020 because of the coronavirus lockdown, new figures present.

A complete of 11,000 chain operator retailers shut between January and August this yr, in line with analysis from the Native Knowledge Firm and accountancy agency PwC.

Round 5,000 outlets opened, leaving a internet decline of 6,001 shops, nearly double the drop throughout the identical interval final yr.

Lisa Hooker, client markets chief at PwC, stated:  “We all know that the pandemic will proceed to influence the way in which we work, relaxation and play; nonetheless, by way of how we store, this isn’t new.

“What we now have seen is an acceleration of current modifications in purchasing behaviours alongside compelled experimentation from Covid-19 restrictions.

“All of us knew that buyers have been shifting to purchasing on-line or altering their priorities by way of the issues they purchase, however what Covid-19 has executed is create a step-change in these underlying traits to the place they’ve now grow to be the brand new regular.”

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