Five new coronavirus cases reported in Milton Keynes for Sunday

There were five coronavirus cases recorded in Milton Keynes today, according to the latest data.

It brings the total number of people tested positive in Milton Keynes since the start of the pandemic to 20,129 - of which 52 were in the past seven days.

The 7-day case rate in Milton Keynes has now fallen from 23.8 cases per 100,000 people yesterday to 21.5 cases per 100,000 people today.

This is now lower than the national average of 23.2 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, there was an additional 1,671 people tested positive today, with 14 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

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

Meanwhile, 34,505,380 people have now had a first dose of vaccine and 15,329,617 have been given a second dose across the country.