THE number of Covid-19 cases in Wiltshire falls slightly but remains high, figures show.

As of Monday, September 13, in the last seven days 1,630 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Wiltshire.

This means that the case rate in the county per 100,000 is 323.4 – a figure lower than the national average of 332.2.

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This is the first time in three weeks where the case rates in Wiltshire have been below that of England.

In a tweet, Wiltshire Council has asked residents to play a part in stopping the further spread of the virus.