Official figures show that seven more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Buckinghamshire.

Public Health England figures show that 947 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am Tuesday morning (May 19) in Buckinghamshire, up from 940 the same time on Monday. A week before, there were 891 cases.

It means cases increased by 1 per cent over the three-day period, on a par with the rate of increase across the UK of 1 per cent.


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They were among the 20,414 cases recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 86 over the period.

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

Across the UK, 248,818 people had tested positive for coronavirus as of 9am on Tuesday, up from 246,406 at the same point on Monday, Department of Health and Social Care figures show. As of 5pm on Monday, 35,341 people had died.