TWENTY-FOUR coronavirus cases were confirmed in Swindon over the last 48 hours.

Public Health England figures show that 1,071 people in the town have tested positive for Covid-19 since the pandemic began.

The rate of infection in Swindon now stands at 482 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 486.

In the rest of Wiltshire 1,337 cases were reported.

Great Western Hospital has recorded no new deaths meaning the total remains at 125.