Thames Valley Police officers have tested positive for coronavirus

'A number of officers' who are based in the West Berkshire area are now self-isolating. 

It is not thought to have 'any impact' on the service of the force - which covers Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

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Gold Commander for Thames Valley Police’s response to Coronavirus Assistant Chief Constable Christian Bunt, said: “Following these positive tests within the West Berkshire Local Policing Area the officers are taking precautions and are self-isolating after it was confirmed they tested positive for Coronavirus.

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“Early action was taken to ensure that these officers isolated quickly, in order to minimise the spread of the virus.”

“This is not having any impact on the service we provide to the public.

“Plans continue to be in place to contain and manage this situation and we continue to work in partnership with Public Health England and West Berkshire Council.”

It is not known if the officers had worked in other areas recently.