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Coronavirus in Bucks: Aylesbury cases rise

With over 40% of the cases Aylesbury Vale is the only area to report a rise.

Published by Scarlett Bawden-Gaul at 4:41pm 22nd May 2020. (Updated at 4:09pm 1st June 2020) 2-minute read.

Coronavirus in Bucks: Aylesbury cases rise

Buckinghamshire has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases to 968. 

Aylesbury Vale is the only area to report a rise on yesterday though.

Figures for the area went up by 2 with the total now 390, this is just over 40% of the total cases in the county.

Wycombe has the second highest amount at 235 cases. 

Chiltern has 198 positive results and South Bucks has the lowest cases currently at 145 recorded.

There have been mobile COVID-19 testing sites set up across Buckinghamshire in recent weeks, with two more opening over the bank holiday weekend in Amersham and Buckingham.

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Deaths

As no further deaths of people who have died in Bucks Healthcasre NHS Trust hospitals with coronavirus have been reported, the total remains at 111.

Figures released this week by the Office for National Statistics put deaths in hospitals in Buckinghamshire at 178, although this may include non-Trust sites.

This data also showed how many people in each local area had passed away with coronavirus.

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Care homes

The ONS data also include deaths of care home residents and has put that figure at 124. 

These figures are different to ones previously shared, which the ONS say is because of 'improvements in the way we code place of death'.

The number of people who have died at hospices in the area was revealed to be 2.

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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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