Aylesbury Vale Covid update: Two virus-linked deaths confirmed in just 24 hours

It had been over a week since virus-linked deaths were reported in Aylesbury Vale

By James Lowson
Friday, 19th November 2021, 4:21 pm
Updated Friday, 19th November 2021, 4:22 pm

Two Covid-linked deaths have been reported in Aylesbury Vale in the past 24 hours, today's government update shows (November 19).

Before today, Aylesbury Vale has gone over a week without a death of this kind being recorded.

The two deaths today also surpass figures for the whole of the last week when just one fatality was uncovered.

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153 Covid cases were recorded on November 19

Public Health England records deaths as Covid-related when someone passes within 28 days of testing positive.

In the last 24 hours, another 153 Covid cases were reported in the area, a decrease from yesterday when 179 were confirmed.

Case numbers have increased by 9.1% in the past week in Aylesbury Vale, with 890 confirmed infections.

Across the UK a further 44,242 Covid infections were confirmed today and 157 virus-linked deaths were reported.

In the past seven days Covid cases reported has increased by 13.1% across the nation and deaths recorded has decreased by 4.7%.