Another positive update as just seven coronavirus cases were recorded in Milton Keynes today

There were just seven coronavirus cases recorded in Milton Keynes today, and no virus-linked deaths, 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 20,050 - of which 50 were in the past seven days.

According to the Government website, the 7-day case rate, or infection rate, has stayed the same. It currently stands at 28.6 cases per 100,000 people.

This is higher than the national average which stands at 24.3.

Nationally, there was an additional 2,729 people tested positive yesterday, with 18 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

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