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

There were 6 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 19,985 - of which 103 were in the past seven days.

The 7-day case rate, or infection rate, in Milton Keynes has risen from 35.6 cases per 100,000 people yesterday to 38.2 cases per 100,000 people today.

This is above the national average, which stands at 28.6 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, there were an additional 2,491 people tested positive today with 38 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.