43 NEW coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Swindon since the last goverment update.

Public Health England figures show that 3,521 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in the borough by 9am on Friday (November 19) in Swindon, up from 3,478 at the same time on Thursday.

Across the UK, 19,875 people tested positive for the disease during the same period leading to a cumulative total of 1,493,383 cases.

No new coronavirus patient deaths have been recorded at Great Western Hospital in the last day.