COVID-19: Wiltshire cases up 58, Hampshire rises by 55

COVID-19: Wiltshire cases up 58, Hampshire rises by 55

Published by Jack Deery at 4:34pm 6th April 2020. (Updated at 5:03pm 6th April 2020)

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Public Health England have released the latest local authority figures.

WILTSHIRE

The latest figures published for today (Monday 6th April) show there are now 228 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

That's a rise of 58 since yesterday.

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

  • Wiltshire Council area - 154
  • Swindon Borough Council area - 74

HAMPSHIRE

The number of cases recorded in the last 24 hours has risen to 1,206.

That's an increase of 55 in the last 24 hours.

The figures are broken down as follows:

  • Hampshire County Council area - 921
  • Southampton City Council area - 149
  • Portsmouth City Council area - 104
  • Isle of Wight Council area - 32
Coronavirus
Department of Health and Social Care release the updated figures daily

NATIONAL FIGURES

The total number of people across the UK that have tested positive is now 51,608, an increase of 3,802.

As of 5.00pm yesterday (Sunday 5th April), the number of people to have died in hospital, that have tested positive, is at 5,373.

That's a rise of 439 deaths in 24 hours.

Both daily increases are down on yesterday's announcement.

Updated figures haven't been released for the number of people that have recovered from the illness.

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

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