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UPDATED 31/10/2020 : COVID-19 news updates for High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire – October 2020

| October 1, 2020

News updates on COVID-19 in High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire for October 2020.

Please note : This page is for October 2020, the figures for November 2020 can be viewed here.

The cumulative and weekly rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population tested under Pillar 1 tests (those carried out in NHS laboratories) and Pillar 2 (testing by commercial partners of the mass-testing programme) for the upper-tier local authority of Buckinghamshire (only) is shown in the table below. Not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Date Published
Weekly rate of cases
Thursday 29th October 2020 107.91
Thursday 22nd October 2020 79.78
Thursday 15th October 2020 71.69
Thursday 8th October 2020 35.85
Friday 2nd October 2020 18.0

* Please Note : The figures given below include those identified with confirmed cases of Coronavirus by testing in all settings, i.e. both pillar 1 and pillar 2. The figures give the total number of people with at least one lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result since the start of the pandemic.

Not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

* The figures in red in the table below show the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic of people who had had a positive test result for COVID-19 and died within 28 days of the first positive test. The actual cause of death may not be COVID-19 in all cases. People who died from COVID-19 but had not tested positive are not included and people who died from COVID-19 more than 28 days after their first positive test are not included.

Previous news updates (i.e. September 2020) are available at the following link ‘COVID-19 news updates for High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire – September 2020‘.

Week Day Date Bucks Total
Aylesbury Vale Chiltern South Bucks Wycombe
Saturday 31st Oct 2020 4,508 (271) 1,646 (89) 820 (66) 752 (44) 1,290 (72)
Friday 30th Oct 2020 4,438 (271) 1,617 (89) 810 (66) 740 (44) 1,271 (72)
Thursday 29th Oct 2020 4,318 (271) 1,576 (89) 793 (66) 718 (44) 1,231 (72)
Wednesday 28th Oct 2020 4,223 (270) 1,547 (89) 785 (66) 700 (43) 1,191 (72)
Tuesday 27th Oct 2020 4,110 (269) 1,512 (89) 763 (66) 675 (43) 1,160 (71)
Monday 26th Oct 2020 4,017 (269) 1,469 (89) 751 (66) 654 (43) 1,143 (71)
Sunday 25th Oct 2020 3,935 (269) 1,444 (89) 734 (66) 630 (43) 1,127 (71)
Saturday 24th Oct 2020 3,866 (269) 1,414 (89) 727 (66) 614 (43) 1,111 (71)
Friday 23rd Oct 2020 3,755 (269) 1,368 (89) 711 (66) 594 (43) 1,082 (71)
Thursday 22nd Oct 2020 3,667 (265) 1,349 (88) 692 (64) 577 (43) 1,059 (70)
Wednesday 21st Oct 2020 3,586 (265) 1,318 (88) 677 (64) 561 (43) 1,030 (70)
Tuesday 20th Oct 2020 3,433 (265) 1,267 (88) 650 (64) 531 (43) 985 (70)
Monday 19th Oct 2020 3,389 (263) 1,251 (88) 646 (64) 522 (42) 970 (69)
Sunday 18th Oct 2020 3,319 (263) 1,223 (88) 631 (64) 510 (42) 955 (69)
Saturday 17th Oct 2020 3,255 (262) 1,203 (88) 625 (64) 498 (42) 929 (68)
Friday 16th Oct 2020 3,189 (262) 1,179 (88) 614 (64) 483 (42) 913 (68)
Thursday 15th Oct 2020 3,122 (262) 1,170 (88) 596 (64) 461 (42) 895 (68)
Wednesday 14th Oct 2020 3,051 (261) 1,144 (88) 583 (64) 448 (42) 876 (67)
Tuesday 13th Oct 2020 2,945 (261) 1,119 (88) 558 (64) 432 (42) 836 (67)
Monday 12th Oct 2020 2,875 (261) 1,101 (88) 536 (64) 419 (42) 819 (67)
Sunday 11th Oct 2020 2,820 (261) 1,083 (88) 529 (64) 405 (42) 803 (67)
Saturday 10th Oct 2020 2,794 (262) 1,072 (88) 525 (64) 399 (42) 798 (68)
Friday 9th Oct 2020 2,716 (261) 1,049 (88) 509 (64) 385 (42) 773 (67)
Thursday 8th Oct 2020 2,648 (261) 1,032 (88) 488 (64) 371 (42) 757 (67)
Wednesday 7th Oct 2020 2,581 (261) 1,009 (88) 471 (64) 362 (42) 739 (67)
Tuesday 6th Oct 2020 2,521 (261) 996 (88) 456 (64) 349 (42) 720 (67)
Monday 5th Oct 2020 2,480 (261) 985 (88) 446 (64) 345 (42) 704 (67)
Sunday 4th Oct 2020 2,439 (261) 973 (88) 439 (64) 336 (42) 691 (67)
Saturday 3rd Oct 2020 2,369 (261) 953 (88) 423 (64) 326 (42) 667 (67)
Friday 2nd Oct 2020 2,336 (260) 945 (88) 412 (64) 322 (42) 657 (66)
Thursday 1st Oct 2020 2,317 (259) 941 (88) 410 (64) 317 (41) 649 (66)
Wednesday 30th Sep 2020 2,294 (258) 935 (88) 404 (64) 311 (40) 644 (66)
Wednesday 30th Sep 2020 2,294 (258) 935 (88) 404 (64) 311 (40) 644 (66)
Tuesday 29th Sep 2020 2,283 (258) 933 (88) 403 (64) 307 (40) 640 (66)
Monday 28th Sep 2020 2,258 (258) 927 (88) 398 (64) 299 (40) 634 (66)
Sunday 27th Sep 2020 2,252 (258) 925 (88) 396 (64) 299 (40) 632 (66)
Saturday 26th Sep 2020 2,238 (258) 924 (88) 394 (64) 293 (40) 627 (66)
Friday 25th Sep 2020 2,215 (258) 914 (88) 388 (64) 288 (40) 625 (66)

Saturday 31st October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 70 to 4,508, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Saturday 31st October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Friday 30th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 120 to 4,438, according to official figures published at 4.02pm on Friday 30th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Thursday 29th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 95 to 4,318, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Thursday 29th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the South Bucks area.

Wednesday 28th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 113 to 4,223, according to official figures published at 4.01pm on Wednesday 28th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the Wycombe area.

Tuesday 27th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 93 to 4,110, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Tuesday 27th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Monday 26th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 82 to 4,017, according to official figures published at 5.29pm on Monday 26th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Sunday 25th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 69 to 3,935, according to official figures published at 4.11pm on Sunday 25th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Saturday 24th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 111 to 3,866, according to official figures published at 4.30pm on Saturday 24th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Friday 23rd October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 88 to 3,755, according to official figures published at 4.21pm on Friday 23rd October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There have been a further four deaths related to Covid-19 spread across the Aylesbury Vale, Chiltern and Wycombe areas.

Thursday 22nd October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 81 to 3,667, according to official figures published at 5.00pm on Thursday 22nd October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Wednesday 21st October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 153 to 3,586, according to official figures published at 4.43pm on Wednesday 21st October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Tuesday 20th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 44 to 3,433, according to official figures published at 4.18pm on Tuesday 20th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There have been two further deaths related to Covid-19, one each in the South Bucks and Wycombe areas.

Monday 19th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 70 to 3,389, according to official figures published at 5.47pm on Monday 19th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Sunday 18th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 64 to 3,319, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Sunday 18th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the Wycombe area.

Saturday 17th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 66 to 3,255, according to official figures published at 4.10pm on Saturday 17th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Friday 16th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 67 to 3,189, according to official figures published at 4.03pm on Friday 16th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Thursday 15th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 71 to 3,122, according to official figures published at 4.39pm on Thursday 15th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the Wycombe area.

Wednesday 14th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 106 to 3,051, according to official figures published at 4.01pm on Wednesday 14th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Tuesday 13th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 70 to 2,945, according to official figures published at 4.01pm on Tuesday 13th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Monday 12th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 55 to 2,875, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Monday 12th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Sunday 11th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 26 to 2,820, according to official figures published at 4.02pm on Sunday 11th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Saturday 10th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 78 to 2,794, according to official figures published at 8.28pm on Saturday 10th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the Wycombe area.

Friday 9th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 68 to 2,716, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Friday 9th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Thursday 8th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 67 to 2,648, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Thursday 8th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Wednesday 7th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 60 to 2,581, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Wednesday 7th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Tuesday 6th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 41 to 2,521, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Tuesday 6th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Monday 5th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 41 to 2,480, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Monday 5th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Sunday 4th October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 70 to 2,439, according to official figures published at 9.23pm on Sunday 4th October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher.

Overnight on Friday 2nd October 2020 an issue was identified in the automated process that transfers positive cases data to PHE. The issue has now been resolved, however the cases by published date for Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2020 include additional cases with specimen dates between Friday 25th September 2020 and Friday 2nd October meaning the number of cases shown may be artificially high.

Saturday 3rd October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 33 to 2,369, according to official figures published at 8.38pm on Saturday 3rd October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the Wycombe area.

Overnight on Friday 2nd October 2020 an issue was identified in the automated process that transfers positive cases data to PHE. The issue has now been resolved, however the cases by published date for Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2020 include additional cases with specimen dates between Friday 25th September 2020 and Friday 2nd October meaning the number of cases shown may be artificially high.

Friday 2nd October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 19 to 2,336, according to official figures published at 4.00pm on Friday 2nd October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the South Bucks area.

Thursday 1st October 2020

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Buckinghamshire has increased by 13 to 2,317, according to official figures published at 4.01pm on Thursday 1st October 2020. However not all those with the virus will have been tested so the actual figure may be higher. There has been a further death related to Covid-19 in the South Bucks area.

Previous news updates are available at the following link ‘COVID-19 news updates for High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire – September 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. Further information about the data can be found at the following link https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/about.

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