There were no more coronavirus deaths recorded over the last eight days in the Forest of Dean.

A total of 178 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on September 8 (Thursday) – which was unchanged from on August 31.

They were among 11,934 deaths recorded across the South West.

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

A total of 165,369 deaths were recorded throughout England by September 8 (Thursday) – up from 164,264 eight days previous.

The UK Covid dashboard is now being updated weekly on Thursdays.