Coronavirus cases in Wiltshire are continuing to fall, according to the latest figures.

In the past 24-hour period, just 16 new infections were reported.

Most parts of the county remain virtually Covid-free, with zero to two infections.

The low number of new cases reported daily across the country means that England's lockdown will be able to unlock a little bit further on April 12.

This is the latest data on cases, deaths and care homes provided by Wiltshire Council.


As of 4pm on Monday April 5, in the last seven days there have been 108 new cases of Covid-19, compared to 146 in the previous week.

The current rate of cases per 100,000 in the Wiltshire Council area in the last seven days is 21.6, which is below the national average of 43.9.

This is down from 29.4 last week.

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A total of 833 deaths that included Covid-19 on the death certificate were recorded in Wiltshire up to March 19.

That’s an increase of seven deaths compared to last week’s figures.

It means Wiltshire has a mortality rate of 166.6 per 100,000.

The England rate is 226.7 per 100,000.

Care homes

In the week ending on March 28, seven care homes in the Wiltshire Council area reported with new COVID cases, compared to 13 and 11 in the previous two weeks.

Rates of resident and staff cases remain at low levels across all homes, Wiltshire Council says.

Two deaths attributed to Covid-19 took place in care homes last week.

This is one less than the previous week.

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