Coronavirus Update August 14: eight more cases across Buckinghamshire today

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Buckinghamshire increased by eight.

Friday, 14th August 2020, 4:12 pm
Updated Friday, 14th August 2020, 4:15 pm
Coronavirus Update August 14: eight more cases across Buckinghamshire today

In Aylesbury Vale, there have been 810 cases, an increase of two.

Public Health England figures show that 1,796 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (August 12) in Buckinghamshire, up from 1,788 the same time on Wednesday.

In the UK, there has been 144 positive tests today.

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In total 41,358 have died of Coronavirus in the UK.

There have been 316,367 active cases of Coronavirus in the UK since the start of the pandemic.

The health body is now including Pillar 2 tests – those carried out by commercial partners – alongside Pillar 1 tests, which are analysed in NHS or PHE laboratories and which made up the first stage of the Government's mass testing programme.

The rate of infection in Buckinghamshire now stands at 329 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 481.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 2,157 over the period, to 313,798.

Buckinghamshire's cases were among the 36,083 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 131 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.