THE number of coronavirus cases confirmed in the Swindon borough has risen by 33 in just one day.

This is the highest recorded daily increase in weeks.

The total increased from 841 on Thursday to 874 as of Friday afternoon in the latest update from the government's website.

A further seven cases have been confirmed in the rest of Wiltshire, bringing the total cases in the area covered by Wiltshire Council up to 1,295

No further deaths have been recorded at Great Western Hospital and the amount of patients who died there after testing positive for Covid-19 remains at 125.