There were no more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in the Forest of Dean.

A total of 178 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on August 31 (Wednesday) – which was unchanged from a week previously.

They were among 11,886 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 164,624 deaths were recorded throughout England by August 31 (Wednesday) – up from 164,168 last week.