Coronavirus cases have doubled in Gloucestershire in the past 24 hours.

Today (Wednesday, October 28) 118 cases of novel coronavirus infection have been confirmed, with increases in all six regions.

This is more than double Yesterday, 49 new cases.

Cheltenham registered the largest increase today, with 27 cases, followed by Cotswold, which recorded 22 cases.

Forest of Dean and Gloucester reported 19 new cases each and Stroud 20.

Tewkesbury saw the lowest number, with only 11 new infections confirmed.

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The death toll from the Corona virus in the United Kingdom exceeded 300 for the second consecutive day today.

On Wednesday, another 310 deaths were recorded, bringing the total death toll in the UK to 45,675.

Cases across the UK continue to rise, with 24,701 new infections reported today.

This means that 942,275 people have now tested positive for the virus.

The total number of cases in each area of ​​Gloucestershire

  • Cheltenham – 855 cases (+27)

  • Cotswold – 526 cases (+22)

  • Forest of Dean – 416 cases (+19)

  • Gloucester – 1,050 cases (+14)

  • Stroud – 608 cases (+20)

  • Tewkesbury – 509 cases (+11)

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The The rate of coronavirus cases has increased in every region of Gloucestershire Apart from one.

Cases rose in the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Toxesbury. Cheltenham was the only area that saw a lower rise than the previous week.

Coronavirus infection is spreading most rapidly in the southwest From anywhere else in the country, according to the latest government data.

The growth rate in the region, which reflects how quickly the number of infections is changing day by day, was between plus five and 9 percent, as of Friday (23 October).

In England as a whole the rate was plus three to plus five per cent.

Southwest R remained between 1.3 and 1.6.

This means, on average, every 10 people who contract the virus will continue to infect between 13 and 16 more people. R nationwide is between 1.2 and 1.4.

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