Covid case numbers remain stable in Aylesbury Vale

Less than 10 new cases of Covid were confirmed in Aylesbury.

Monday, 24th May 2021, 4:41 pm

Seven new cases of Covid have been confirmed in Aylesbury Vale in the past 24 hours, new data reveals.

Figures released by the government today (May 24), shows another seven positive tests have been returned in Aylesbury.

No deaths that could be linked to the virus were confirmed today. Virus-linked deaths as recorded by the government, relate to an incident where a death is recorded within 28 days of a positive Covid test. Since the pandemic began, 343 deaths of this kind have occurred in Aylesbury Vale.

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Seven new cases of Covid were confirmed in Aylesbury Vale on May 24

The area's rolling seven-day infection rate accurate up to May 19, continues to fall it now stands at 14.3 cases per 100,000 people. This is significantly lower than the national average which is 23.2 per 100,000.

Vaccination data for the area accurate up to May 23 and including data from Sunday, shows 68.4% of the adult population in Aylesbury Vale has received a first dose. In total, 42.4% of the adult population have been jabbed twice to receive protection against the virus. In total, 112,698 first doses and a further 69,879 second doses have been delivered in the region.

Across the UK 2,439 new cases of Covid were recorded and three new virus-linked deaths were confirmed. A further 126,357 first dose vaccines were confirmed and 252,139 second doses were administered.