The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Buckinghamshire increased by 447 over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 21,774 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (January 12) in Buckinghamshire, up from 21,327 the same time on Monday.



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One new coronavirus death has been recorded at Buckinghamshire Trust the latest official figures also show.

210 people have now died in hospital at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust after testing positive for coronavirus.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

This means some of the deaths that were first recorded in the latest period may actually have taken place days earlier.

The rate of infection in Buckinghamshire now stands at 4,003 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 4,881.