10 coronavirus cases and no virus-linked deaths announced in Milton Keynes today

There were 10 new coronavirus cases and no virus-linked deaths announced in Milton Keynes today, according to the latest data.

The latest update brings the total number of people tested positive in Milton Keynes since the start of the pandemic to 20,010 - of which 95 were in the past seven days.

According to the Government website, the 7-day case rate, or infection rate, has decreased from 38.2 cases per 100,000 people yesterday to 37.9 cases per 100,000 people today.

Today's national average is 28.7 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, there were an additional 2,596 people tested positive today with 34 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

None of these deaths took place in Milton Keynes today, meaning the city's total COVID-linked death toll stands at 463 since the start of the pandemic.