COVID-19: Wiltshire cases up 21, Hampshire sees smaller rise

COVID-19: Wiltshire cases up 21, Hampshire sees smaller rise

Published by Jack Deery at 4:27pm 2nd April 2020.

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Public Health England have released the latest local authority figures.


The latest figures published for today (2nd April) show there are now 145 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

That's a rise of 21 since yesterday.

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

  • Wiltshire County Council - 105
  • Swindon Borough Council - 40


Meanwhile the number of cases in the last 24 hours has risen from 845 to 904.

An increase of 59, a much smaller rise compared to yesterday's figures, which were up by 111.

The figures are broken down as follows:

  • Hampshire County Council - 699
  • Southampton City Council - 105
  • Portsmouth City Council - 83
  • Isle of Wight Council - 17
Department of Health and Social Care release the updated figures daily


The total number of people across the UK that have tested positive is now 33,718, an increase of 4,244.

As of 5pm yesterday (Wednesday 1st April), the number of people to have died in hospital, that have tested positive, is at 2,921.

That's a rise of 569 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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