FIFTH day this week with no new coronavirus deaths announced at Milton Keynes Hospital

The latest NHS England data released today shows no new coronavirus deaths at Milton Keynes Hospital for the fifth time this week.

The data covers reported deaths between 5pm on Thursday 7th May and 5pm on Friday 8th May.

It's the fifth day this week where no new deaths have been announced at Milton Keynes Hospital, with the same happening on Monday, on WednesdayThursday and yesterday.

On Tuesday, one death was sadly announced at the Hospital - meaning that in total 96 patients have died at Milton Keynes Hospital who tested positive for coronavirus since the start of the outbreak.

489 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the Borough of Milton Keynes, as of 5pm yesterday - an increase of five since the previous day.

It is not known exactly how many people have recovered from COVID-19 in Milton Keynes.

However, residents have been sharing their stories about how they have beat the virus. Ben Everitt, MP for Milton Keynes North, believes he had the virus and has now fully recovered. Read more here.

Damion Brown, who nearly lost his life due to COVID-19, is now back home recovering after being treated at MK Hospital. Read more here.

And local resident Nick Clark has told us about his journey to recovery after being in Milton Keynes Hospital with coronavirus. Read more here.

MKFM publish the official data provided by NHS England, which is centred around confirmed cases and death rates per local authority.

Information regarding how many people have recovered from COVID-19 per local authority is not provided by NHS England.