Covid-19 update: Milton Keynes records over 70 new cases in the last 24 hours

178 new covid-related deaths recorded nationally, but none in Milton Keynes

Thursday, 2nd September 2021, 4:42 pm

Milton Keynes has recorded 75 new positive Covid-19 cases today (September 2).

The total for the borough is now 28,981, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

According to Public Health England there were 27 confirmed COVID-19 patients in Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation - on Tuesday, August 31, and no patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

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There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Milton Keynes, the total is 476, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 38,154 to 6,862,904. The number of deaths has risen by 178 to 132,920.

As of September 1, in the UK, 48,131,996 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 43,023,372 had received their second dose.

And in Milton Keynes, 187,694 people (78.3 per cent) had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 167,739 (69.9 per cent) had received their second dose.

The figures for the number of patients recovered from Covid-19 have not been released by Public Health England.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.