Coronavirus update October 20: 16 new cases in Aylesbury Vale

In Aylesbury Vale, there have been 1,267 cases of Coronavirus since the pandemic began.

By Thomas Bamford
Tuesday, 20th October 2020, 4:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th October 2020, 4:46 pm
Today's coronavirus update
Today's coronavirus update

That's 16 new cases today.

88 people have died of Coronavirus in Aylesbury Vale since the pandemic began.

In Buckinghamshire, there have been 3,433 cases of Coronavirus since the pandemic began.

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That's 44 confirmed new cases today.

261 people have died of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire since the pandemic began.

241 people died in the UK today.

There have been 762,542 positive tests in the UK since the pandemic began.

There have been 43,967 deaths in the UK since the pandemic began.

58,164 have died with COVID-19 on the death certificate, according to government statistics on https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/The government explains this by saying:

"Total number of deaths of people whose death certificate mentioned COVID-19 as one of the causes, registered up to Friday, 25 September 2020.

"Provisional counts of the number of deaths registered in the UK where COVID-19 is mentioned as a cause on the death certificate. The deceased may not have had a confirmed positive test for COVID-19. People who had had COVID-19 but did not have it mentioned on their death certificate as a cause of death are excluded."

21,331 tested positive on Tuesday October 20.

There are currently 6,431 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.

629 of them are on ventilators.

860 were admitted to hospital today.