Coronavirus case numbers remain low in Milton Keynes over Bank Holiday weekend

A small amount of new Coronavirus cases were reported across Milton Keynes in the past three days.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 9:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 9:28 am

Only 13 new Coronavirus cases were recorded in Milton Keynes over the Bank Holiday weekend.

On Saturday May 1, four new Covid cases were confirmed, five were reported on Sunday and four were recorded this Monday.

These low totals mean the infection rate for the borough has dropped to 21.2 cases per 100,000 people. The UK average is marginally higher at 22.9 cases per 100,000.

Coronavirus case numbers remain low in Milton Keynes over the Bank Holiday weekend

No deaths were recorded in Milton Keynes across the Bank Holiday weekend which could be linked to a positive Covid test returned in the past 28 days. Since the pandemic started 463 deaths of this kind were confirmed in the borough.

Nationally, 5,227 new cases of the virus were confirmed in the past 72 hours and 22 new Covid-linked deaths were reported.

The latest vaccination information shows 34,588,600 first doses have been administered in the UK and 15,500,949 people have been fully vaccinated.