A TOTAL of 11,935 positive Covid-19 cases have been reported in Wiltshire, according to the latest government figures.

The latest data as of 4pm today (Saturday, January 16) for the Wiltshire local authority area, which excludes the Swindon area, shows a daily increase of 253 cases.

The figures published at 4pm yesterday (Friday, January 15) for Wiltshire were 11,682.

In Swindon the total number of cases is 8,425 compared to 8,318 yesterday.

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​In Hampshire, the total stands at 46,641 compared to 45,807 yesterday - an increase of 834. In the New Forest area the total is 4,402 - an increase of 75.

While in Dorset the total number of cases is 7,668 up from 7,503 - a rise of 165. The total for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is 17,725 compared to 17,283 yesterday.

Nationally, the total number of positive cases is 3,357,361 with a daily increase of 55,761 reported.