These are the latest figures on cases, deaths and hospitalisations in Wiltshire, and the latest on the new Omicron variant.

The number of recorded Covid cases in Wiltshire has increased slightly in the last weekly period.

According to the Government's Coronavirus dashboard, there has been a total of 2722 positive tests recorded in the county in the seven days to December 13 - a 3.9 per cent increase compared with the previous week.

The case rate is now 540 per 100,000 people in the county.

Wiltshire had 29 recorded deaths in November, where Covid was listed as a cause of death on the death certificate.

The data is published weekly by the ONS, NRS and NISRA.

This brings the total number of deaths registered as caused by Covid-19 in Wiltshire to 933.

A man in his 90s, who had underlying health conditions, was the latest to die in Salisbury Hospital after testing positive, on Monday (December 13).

Between December 6 and December 12, 31 people went into a Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust hospital with coronavirus.

This shows an increase of 47.6 per cent compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 19 patients in hospital with the virus on December 14, six of whom were on a ventilator.

You can find the latest figures on hospitalisations and deaths in your area by typing your postcode into the coronavirus dashboard:

For Wiltshire-wide data, click here.

Omicron in the South West

The South West has had 1,162 confirmed cases of the new Omicron variant, as of December 17.

Yesterday (December 18), the UK Health Security Agency said that there have been 85 hospital admissions for people with confirmed or suspected Omicron in the whole of England.

The number of deaths in England of people with the Omicron variant has risen from one to seven.

This interactive map below shows the confirmed Omicron cases in regions across the UK. 

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