Aylesbury Vale Covid update: another virus-linked death confirmed as case numbers remain high

A Covid-linked death has been confirmed for the second straight day in Aylesbury Vale.

By James Lowson
Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 4:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 4:36 pm

A Covid-linked death has been recorded by the government in Aylesbury Vale for the second consecutive day, today (September 29).

In the past 24 hours one Covid-linked death and 150 new infections have been recorded by Public Health England across Aylesbury Vale.

The government reports Covid-linked deaths when someone passes within 28 days of testing positive.

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150 Covid cases have been recorded in Aylesbury vale on September 29

The 150 infections recorded in the past 24 hours, represents a slight rise from yesterday's total when 148 cases were confirmed.

In the past seven days 916 positive tests have been discovered, which represents a 37% rise from the week before.

Latest rollout data for the area shows exactly 85% of over 16s in Aylesbury Vale have received a first dose vaccine protecting against the virus, 80% have received two doses.

Overall, data for the UK reveals a further 36,722 positive tests and 150 virus-linked deaths.

In the past week there has been an 11.3% rise in cases reported and 7.2% decline in deaths recorded in the UK.

In the UK 89.8% of over 16s have received their first dose and 82.5% of that cohort have been jabbed twice.