MORE new coronavirus deaths have been recorded in the latest 48 hours in Swindon.

A total of 413 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 12 (Thursday) – up three from 410 on Tuesday.

There were 10,797 deaths recorded in the last day.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Swindon.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

A total of 154,004 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 12 – up from 153,876 on Wednesday.