130 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Swindon in the last 24 hours.

A later-than-usual update of the government's daily figures revealed the rise which occurred between 9am on Wednesday and 9am on Thursday,.

Across the UK as a whole during the same time period, 48,682 people tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the country's total cumulative cases to  3,260,258.

A further 1,248 people in the UK who tested positive for the deadly disease have died within 28 days of the result.