Coronavirus update October 15: 71 new cases in Buckinghamshire

In Aylesbury Vale, there have been 1,170 cases of Coronavirus since the pandemic began.

Thursday, 15th October 2020, 5:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th October 2020, 5:44 pm
Today's update

In Aylesbury Vale, there have been 1,170 cases of Coronavirus since the pandemic began.

This is a rise of 34 since yesterday.

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

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In Buckinghamshire, there have been 3,051 cases of Coronavirus since the pandemic began.

This is a rise of 71 since yesterday.

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

138 people died in the UK today.

There have been 673,622 positive tests in the UK since the pandemic began.

There have been 43,293 deaths in the UK since the pandemic began.

57,690 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."

18,980 tested positive on Wednesday October 14.

There are currently 4,941 patients in hospital with Coronavirus.

563 of them are on ventilators.

792 were admitted to hospital today.