20 coronavirus cases and one virus-linked death announced in Milton Keynes today

There were 20 new coronavirus cases and one virus-linked death 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 19.580 - of which 174 were in the past seven days.

The 7-day case rate, or infection rate, in Milton Keynes has fallen from 74.6 per 100,000 people yesterday to 69 cases per 100,000 people today.

This still remains higher than the national case rate of 59.1 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, there were an additional 6,303 people tested positive today with 95 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

One of these deaths took place in Milton Keynes, meaning the city's total COVID-linked death toll stands at 461 since the start of the pandemic.