Covid-19 update: here's how many new cases were recorded in Aylesbury Vale this weekend

A look at the current state of play for Aylesbury Vale as the country reopens.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 10:10 am
Updated Monday, 19th July 2021, 10:12 am

As lockdown restrictions lift across the country, a further 216 Covid cases were confirmed in Aylesbury Vale this weekend.

Today (July 19) has been dubbed Freedom Day as most lockdown restrictions have been lifted across the country.

While wearing face masks in shops and on public transport is still advised it is no longer a legal requirement in the UK.

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216 Covid cases were confirmed in Aylesbury Vale this weekend

Whilst, new case numbers continue to increase in Aylesbury Vale, no new Covid-linked deaths were confirmed in the region this weekend.

Public Health England records a Covid-linked death when someone passes within 28 days of testing positive.

Yesterday 82 new Covid cases were confirmed in Aylesbury Vale and 134 positive tests were reported on Saturday.

In the past seven days 647 Covid infections have been reported in the region, a 51.9% rise from the previous week.

In the UK a further 102,835 lab-confirmed Covid cases were posted this weekend and 66 Covid-linked deaths were confirmed.