17 positive COVID-19 tests recorded in Milton Keynes today

Seventeen positive COVID-19 tests were recorded in Milton Keynes today (10/6), according to the latest data.

The latest COVID-19 update brings the total number of people tested positive in Milton Keynes since the start of the pandemic to 20,580 - of which 157 were in the past seven days.

The 7-day case rate in Milton Keynes now stands at 46.8 cases per 100,000 people, which is just below the national average of 51.7 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, there was an additional 7,393 people who tested positive today; this is the second day in a row that cases have been over 7,000. Seven deaths were also recorded within 28 days of a positive test.

These deaths did not take place in Milton Keynes, meaning that our local death toll stands at 464 since the start of the pandemic as one local death was announced on Wednesday.

157,789 local people have had their first dose of the vaccine and 98,127 people are now fully vaccinated.