18 new coronavirus cases recorded in Milton Keynes yesterday

There were 18 coronavirus cases recorded in Milton Keynes yesterday (6/6), according to the latest data.

It brings the total number of people tested positive in Milton Keynes since the start of the pandemic to 20,485 - of which 124 were in the past seven days.

The 7-day case rate in Milton Keynes now stands at 39 cases per 100,000 people, which is just above the national average of 38.8 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, there was an additional 5,341 people who tested positive yesterday, with 4 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

These deaths did not take place in Milton Keynes, meaning the city's total COVID-linked death toll still stands at 463 since the start of the pandemic.

152,514 local people have had their first dose of the vaccine and 95,553 people are now fully vaccinated.