Aylesbury Vale Covid update: hospital admissions almost halve this week
The latest figures show far fewer people with Covid required hospital treatment in Bucks.
Today's Government update (2 September), shows a significant improvement in the number of hospital admissions recorded by Bucks NHS Trust.
Figures released today, which are accurate up to 29 August, reveal 13 new Covid-positive patients were admitted to hospitals in the county over a seven-day period.
During the week before, 24 new patients were admitted after contracting Covid.
Across the county 18 hospital patients are Covid-positive, of those 18, four require ventilation beds.
No new Covid linked-deaths were recorded in the region in the past 24 hours. Public Health England records these deaths when someone passes within 28 days of testing positive.
Across the UK, 38,154 Covid cases were recorded in the past 24 hours and another 178 virus-linked deaths were confirmed.
The latest data shows 6,529 new hospital admissions were confirmed across the UK in a seven-day period, a 5% increase from the week before.