Aylesbury Vale Covid-19 update: weekly case numbers in decline

Case numbers are starting to go down in the region.

Tuesday, 31st August 2021, 4:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st August 2021, 4:56 pm

A further 258 Covid infections have been reported by the Government in Aylesbury Vale over the summer Bank Holiday Weekend.

Yesterday (30 August) 94 new cases were confirmed in the area, 84 infections were recorded on Sunday and 80 new positive tests were returned on Saturday.

With case numbers remaining under the 100 barrier, weekly case figures have declined in Aylesbury Vale by 6.4%. In the last seven days 629 new infections were recorded, 43 fewer than the week before.

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258 new Covid cases were recorded in Aylesbury Vale over the Bank Holiday Weekend

No new Covid-linked deaths were recorded in the area over the bank holiday. Public Health England reports deaths as virus-related when someone passes within 28 days of testing positive.

Latest vaccination rollout data shows 85.5% of adults have received their first dose in Aylesbury Vale and 77.2% of over 18s have been jabbed twice.

Over the three-day break 92,078 new Covid cases were confirmed by the Government and a further 242 virus-linked deaths were recorded.

UK-wide rollout figures show that 88.4% of over 16s have been vaccinated once and 78.6% of over 16s have received both doses.