SWINDON saw seven new coronavirus cases over the weekend.

Public Health England figures revealed that 1,342 people had confirmed positive for Covid-19 since the pandemic started.

This is up from 1,335 on Friday.

The rate of infection in Swindon now stands at 604 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 611.

And the number of recorded cases across the UK increased by 12,689 over the period, to 398,625.

Swindon's cases were among the 16,516 recorded across the South West, a figure which rose by 306 over the period