THE number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the region nears 1,000.

As of 5.52pm on May 25, a total of 999 confirmed cases were recorded across Wiltshire.

These include 552 in the Wiltshire Council area and 447 in Swindon.

It's an increase of 55 compared to the same time last week.

The South West, with its 7,539 cases, remains the region with the lowest number.