The latest government figures have shown that a total of 2,921 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK, as of 5pm on Wedneday.

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The government has also announced that in the previous 24 hours, there were 4,244 new confirmed cases and 569 deaths.

In Buckinghamshire, there is now a total of 210 confirmed cases of Covid-19. 

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In nearby Slough, the latest figures show that there are now a total of 117 confirmed cases.

Further afield, in Windsor and Maidenhead there are a total of 75 confirmed cases, in Oxfordshire there are 277 and in Hertfordshire there is currently 582 recorded cases.