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UPDATED 03/05/2020 : COVID-19 news updates for High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire – Monday 20th April 2020 to Sunday 3rd May 2020

| April 20, 2020

News updates on COVID-19 in High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire from Monday 20th April 2020 to Sunday 3rd May 2020.

More recent news updates, after Sunday 3rd May 2020, can be found at the link here.

The total number of Coronavirus cases recorded in Buckinghamshire is shown in the table below. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Week DayDateIncreaseTotal Cases
Sunday3rd May 20202838
Saturday2nd May 202020836
Friday1st May 202015816
Thursday30th April 202012801
Wednesday29th April 20205789
Tuesday28th April 202019784
Monday27th April 202020765
Sunday26th April 202015745
Saturday25th April 202021730
Friday24th April 202018709
Thursday23rd April 202010691
Wednesday22nd April 202029681
Tuesday21st April 202027652
Monday20th April 202012625

Sunday 3rd May 2020

838 cases of Coronavirus have now been confirmed in Buckinghamshire, an increase of 2 on the previous day, according to official figures published on Sunday 3rd May 2020 at 5.30pm. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

The School Games Wycombe and Marlow twitter page is setting a series of challenges to the students of Wycombe and Marlow to help students stay physically active from home during the lockdown.

Saturday 2nd May 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has risen by 20 to 836, according to official figures published at 5.24pm on Saturday 2nd May 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Friday 1st May 2020

816 cases of Coronavirus have now been confirmed in Buckinghamshire, an increase of 15 on the previous day, according to official figures published on Friday 1st May 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

In today’s video from Buckinghamshire Council, the Leader of the Council, Martin Tett, talks with Lizzie Buckley from Chalk, Cherries and Chairs Landscape Partnership about how people can still be part of the conservation effort in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Thursday 30th April 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has risen by 12 to 801, according to official figures published on Wednesday 30th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

It has been announced that the green waste collection service in Buckinghamshire will resume from Monday 11th May 2020 and that the Household Recycling Centres in Buckinghamshire are ready to re-open once the Government has given permission for them to begin operation again.

Anyone who is concerned with cancer symptoms is urged to contact their health services by Buckinghamshire NHS.

In today’s video from Buckinghamshire Council, Graham Wakeman, from Latimer-based charity Restore Hope, joins the Leader of Buckinghamshire Council, Martin Tett, to explain what the charity usuallydoes and how they have changed their focus to help support local communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday 29th April 2020

789 cases of Coronavirus have now been confirmed in Buckinghamshire, an increase of 5 on the previous day, according to official figures published on Wednesday 29th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Schools in Buckinghamshire are helping to support local hospitals and healthcare by manufacturing and donating PPE to hospitals and healthcare providers.

A collaboration between BMI Healthcare and Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is helping to keep some of the County’s most vulnerable patients safe during the Coronavirus emergency.

Martin Tett, the Leader of Buckinghamshire Council, is joined by Sophia Hobbs from mental health charity Bucks Mind in today’s video from Buckinghamshire County Council. In the video Sophia gives tips on how to combat stress and anxiety.

Tuesday 28th April 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has risen by 19 to 784, according to official figures published on Tuesday 28th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

The daily video from Buckinghamshire Council is on the topic of about how businesses are approaching the coronavirus emergency. Joining Martin Tett, Leader of Buckinghamshire Council, are Jim Mackellar, owner of Orchard View Farm near Princes Risborough, and Gabby Mallett, Director of Gawcott Fields Community Solar Farm, near Buckingham, who talk about how they have responded to help the Covid-19 effort.

Monday 27th April 2020

765 cases of Coronavirus have now been confirmed in Buckinghamshire, an increase of 20 on the previous day, according to official figures published on Monday 27th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

In today’s video from Buckinghamshire Council, the leader of the Council, Martin Tett, is joined by Sarah Murphy-Brookman and Jackie Binning. Sarah, the Corporate Director for Resources at Buckinghamshire Council, explains how, through a ‘mutual aid’ scheme, council staff are turning their hands to other work to provide valuable extra support through the Council’s Community Hubs to help the Covid-19 effort.

Sunday 26th April 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has risen by 15 to 745, according to official figures published on Sunday 26th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Saturday 25th April 2020

There have now been 730 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire, an increase of 21 on the previous day, according to official figures published on Saturday 25th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Friday 24th April 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has risen by 18 to 709, according to official figures published on Friday 24th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Today the video blog from Buckinghamshire Council is on the topic of care homes. Sara Livadeas, Chief Executive of the Fremantle Trust, joins Martin Tett, Leader of Buckinghamshire Council, to talk about how the Fremantle Trust’s ten residential care and nursing homes in Buckinghamshire have adapted to doing things differently during the Covid crisis by using technology to help families stay in touch with their relatives and ensuring birthdays are celebrated, albeit virtually!

Thursday 23rd April 2020

There have now been 691 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire, an increase of 10 on the previous day, according to official figures published on Thursday 23rd April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Wendover Youth Centre is the topic of the daily video from Buckinghamshire Council.

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has risen by 29 to 681, according to official figures published on Wednesday 22nd April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Today’s video blog from Buckinghamshire Council is featured below.

Tuesday 21st April 2020

There have now been 652 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire, an increase of 27 on the previous day, according to official figures published on Sunday 19th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Monday 20th April 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has risen by 12 to 625, according to official figures published on Monday 20th April 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Today Buckinghamshire Council released a short video on ‘Winslow Big Society’.

Previous news updates are available at the following link : ‘COVID-19 news for High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire – Friday 13th March 2020 to Sunday 19th April 2020‘.

*Source of article : Press releases from Buckinghamshire Council and Buckinghamshire NHS Healthcare Trust. The daily totals of confirmed COVID-19 cases are taken from Public Health England data.

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