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Coronavirus in Bucks: No new cases

Deaths at Bucks NHS Trust Hospitals has also remained the same.

Published by Scarlett Bawden-Gaul at 5:19pm 23rd June 2020. 3-minute read.

Coronavirus in Bucks: No new cases

The have been no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Buckinghamshire since yesterday.

The number of cases rose over the weekend by 10, however as no more have been reported the total number of positive test results remains at 1,057.

Aylesbury Vale continues to have the most cases in the county though at 439, which is over 40% of the county total.

Wycombe saw the highest rise over the weekend of 5, with a total of 263 positive results.

Chiltern has 206 people with positive results in the area, with South Bucks reporting 149 cases.

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Deaths.

The number of deaths reported by NHS England for Bucks Trust Hospitals has also remained the same at 125.

This figure includes those who have died in hospital either with a positive COVID-19 test, or where no test positive result was received but coronavirus was mentioned on the death certificate.

Today's Office For National Statistics figures show that deaths overall in the area stands at 381, with the number of deaths in care homes staying the same as last weeks figure. 

These numbers, particularly hospital deaths, differ to those we get each day, as those are from hospital trust, whilst the ONS are for local authority level.

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Lockdown

Last Monday saw non-essential retail shops in Aylesbury town centre reopen, with social distancing measures put in place. 

Today, a range of relaxed measures were announced including further establishments, for example restaurants and pubs, will be allowed to reopen on July 4th. 

It was also announced where impossible to maintain 2 metres distance, 1 metre is now allowed as long as other safety measures are in place. 

Speaking in the House of Commons today Prime Minister Boris Johnson said:

“Our principle is to trust the British public to use their common sense in the full knowledge of the risks, remembering that the more we open up, the more vigilant we will need to be.

"Today we can say that our long national hibernation is beginning to come to an end... the bustle is starting to come back."

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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