Another day of low Coronavirus case numbers confirmed in Milton Keynes
The latest update from the Government continues Milton Keynes' downward trend in both Covid case numbers and the borough's overall infection rate.
Figures released by the Government today (April 30), confirmed just six new Coronavirus cases in Milton Keynes. This is a continuation of low numbers confirmed in the borough this Spring, yesterday five cases were recorded.
Today, no deaths were recorded in Milton Keynes that could be directly linked to a person who had tested positive for the virus, in the previous 28 days.
The small number of new cases means the borough's infection rate is continuing to decrease, it currently stands at 22.3 cases per 100,000. By comparison the average rate for the UK is marginally higher at 23.9 cases per 100,000.
Overall figures for the UK showed 2,381 new cases confirmed in the country, 15 new deaths linked to the virus were reported in the past 24 hours.
Government statistics show 34,216,087 people in the UK have received first doses of a vaccine protecting themselves against Covid. Now, 14,532,875 people have been fully vaccinated in the UK.
The latest figures, accurate up to April 25, show 167,355 total cumulative vaccines have been administered in Milton Keynes.