COVID cases in Wiltshire remain above the national seven-day average in the run up to Christmas.

In the last seven days (as of December 6), 2,581 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Wiltshire.

This means that the seven-day case rate for the county is 512 – above the national average of 473.5.

Cases are however down from the week prior when the same figure was 547.1.

In Wiltshire four in five people have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to recent statistics.

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The latest figures show that 380,807 people have received both jabs, as of Monday, December 6.

This figure represents 81 per cent of those aged 12 and over, and is based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.