The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Swindon increased by 17 in the last 24 hours.

Public Health England figures show that 11,323 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Thursday, April 8 in Swindon, up from 11,306 the same time on Wednesday.

The borough's seven-day rolling infection rate is 52.2 cases per 100,000 people.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 3,030 over the period, to 4,370,321.

Swindon's cases were among the 219,359 recorded across the South West, a figure which rose by 125 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.