One Covid-linked death reported in Aylesbury Vale as case numbers rise

Another person in the region has died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid.

Tuesday, 24th August 2021, 4:22 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th August 2021, 4:24 pm

A new Covid-linked death has been recorded by the Government in Aylesbury Vale today (August 24).

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

Today's death in Aylesbury Vale is the first of this kind in over two weeks.

77 new Covid cases were confirmed in Aylesbury Vale on August 24

After a significant fall in Covid cases confirmed in the area yesterday, new infection numbers increased in Aylesbury Vale in the past 24 hours.

A further 77 cases were recorded today an increase from yesterday's figures when 55 new positive tests were confirmed.

As well as the one fatality confirmed in Aylesbury Vale another 173 virus-linked deaths were reported today.

A total of 30,838 new people were reported as Covid-positive in the UK in the past 24 hours.