Coronavirus infection rate rises in Milton Keynes, no new deaths confirmed

Today's figures (April 15) show Milton Keynes' infection rate has risen to its highest number in weeks.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 4:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th April 2021, 4:34 pm

In total, 15 new Coronavirus cases were confirmed in Milton Keynes over the past 24 hours, a rise from six announced yesterday.

For the ninth day running no deaths were confirmed in the borough, that could be linked to a person who tested positive for Covid in the past 28 days.

Milton Keynes' infection rate has risen to 50.9 cases per 100,000 people. This is now significantly higher than the UK's rate which sits at 28.4 cases per 100,000.

Milton Keynes Coronavirus infection rate risen back above 50 cases per 100,000

The city's infection rate had fallen to 30 cases per 100,000, but is now rising again as the country reopens.

There has been a 9% increase in cases confirmed over the past seven days, versus statistics released between April 2 to 8.

Across the nation 2,672 new cases were revealed, 30 deaths were recorded today.