The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Buckinghamshire increased by 148 over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 5,769 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (November 11) in Buckinghamshire, up from 5,621 the same time on Tuesday.

The latest figures also show that the number of total deaths within 28 days of first positive test result for COVID-19 has now reached 50,365 in the UK, with 595 additional deaths recorded in the last day.



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The rate of infection in Buckinghamshire now stands at 1,061 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 1,907.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 22,950 over the period to 1,256,725.

Buckinghamshire's cases were among the 95,357 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 2,211 over the period.

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