COVID-19: Wiltshire and Hampshire see smaller daily increase

COVID-19: Wiltshire and Hampshire see smaller daily increase

Published by Jack Deery at 6:34pm 31st March 2020.

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Public Health England have released the latest local authority figures.

Both Wiltshire and Hampshire have seen a smaller daily increase in the number of coronavirus cases, compared to the day  before. 


The latest figures published for today (31st March) show there are now 112 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

That's a rise of 8 since yesterday, down from an increase of 11, which was announced on Monday (30th March). 

The figures for the county are broken down by local authority as follows:

  • Wiltshire County Council -83
  • Swindon Borough Council - 29


Meanwhile the number of cases in the last 24 hours has risen from 649 to 734.

That's an increase of 85 - there was a rise of 94 confirmed on Monday. 

The figures are broken down as follows:

  • Hampshire County Council - 567
  • Southampton City Council - 76
  • Portsmouth City Council - 78
  • Isle of Wight Council - 13
Department of Health and Social Care release the updated figures daily


The local trend doesn't fit in the with the national numbers though. 

The total number of people across the UK that have tested positive is now 25,150, an increase of 3.009.

As of 5pm yesterday (Monday 30th March), the death toll stands at 1,789.

That's a rise of 381 deaths in 24 hours.

A new process for collecting numbers of recovered patients is in development, the last figure recorded was 135 on the 22nd of March.

No details of the number of people tested in each local area are released.

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