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Latest coronavirus updates from across Gloucestershire and the UK

The latest data for coronavirus cases and deaths of patients with COVID-19 was released yesterday (December 2) by the Government's department of health and social care and NHS England.

Updated UK figures show the total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test rose to 145,281 - which includes those in care homes, hospitals and in the community.

This is an increase of 141 on the previous day's figures.

Across the UK, 53,945 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24-hour period and 10,329,074 since the outbreak began.

But on a more positive note, 51,020,285 people have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as of December 1, 46,431,662 have received their second dose and 19,015,975 have received their booster/third dose.

Latest Public Health England figures show that the total number of cases within the county since the start of the pandemic rose to 79,690, as of Thursday afternoon.

The total number of deaths in Gloucestershire within 28 days of a positive test increased to 1,022.

Total cases, updated for the latest 24-hour period, are split across the following regions:

Gloucester - 18,703 cases (increase of 125)

Cheltenham - 15,024 cases (increase of 119)

Stroud - 14,496 cases (increase of 82)

Tewkesbury - 11,720 cases (increase of 89)

Forest of Dean - 10,117 cases (increase of 47)

Cotswold - 9,630 cases (increase of 73)

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