The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Buckinghamshire increased by 113 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

This comes as England officially has left the one-month lockdown period and enter a new version of the three-tier approach.

Buckinghamshire has been placed into Tier Two.

Public Health England figures show that 7,645 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (December 2) in Buckinghamshire, up from 7,532 the same time on Tuesday.


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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 1,405 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 2,535.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 16,170 over the period, to 1,659,256.

Buckinghamshire's cases were among the 138,820 recorded across the South East, a figure which rose by 2,210 over the period.

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