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Coronavirus in Bucks: Cases rise across Bucks

The four local areas have all reported further cases of COVID-19, although the number of deaths remains the same.

Published by Scarlett Bawden-Gaul at 5:23pm 13th May 2020. 2-minute read.

Coronavirus in Bucks: Cases rise across Bucks

Each local area in Buckinghamshire has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases to 898. 

Chiltern has seen the biggest rise, with three more confirmed cases bringing the total for that area to 178.

Although Aylesbury Vale continues to have the highest figure in the county though at 357, up two on yesterday. 

Wycombe has risen 222 with South Bucks reporting 141 positive cases, both areas figures are up one on yesterday.

Overall Buckinghamshire has seen an increase of 7 positive cases reported.

There have been mobile testing sites set up across Buckinghamshire, with the latest site at Swan Pool in Buckingham opening today, although this is only open to certain people.  

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Deaths

As no further deaths of people who have died in Bucks hospitals with coronavirus have been reported, the total remains at 104. 

The total passed 100 on Monday, and yesterday a rise of one death was reported.

Meaning 13 people have died with Covid-19 in a week in Buckinghamshire.

Last week Mix96 shared a map showing the impact of coronavirus on local areas, through a map which shows roughly the area people who have sadly died from the virus were from.

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Care homes

Data released yesterday showed that there have also been 89 deaths in Buckinghamshire carehomes.

35% of residential and nursing homes in Aylesbury Vale are reporting confirmed of suspected cases of coronavirus up until May 3rd.

Official figures up until May 1st do show that for the first time there has been a weekly dip in the overall number of people dying across the UK.

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More on the data

The figure of confirmed cases includes those who have recovered from the illness.

Numbers are for Buckinghamshire, excluding Milton Keynes.

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