Milton Keynes' Covid infection rate remains above national average, despite low case numbers today

The daily figures released by the UK Government today (April 16) are stable for the borough.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 4:29 pm
Updated Friday, 16th April 2021, 4:30 pm

In Milton Keynes 10 new cases of Covid have been confirmed over the past 24 hours.

No deaths were recorded in the borough, where a person passed away within 28 days of returning a positive Coronavirus test.

The infection rate for the city now sits at 37.9 cases per 100,000 people. This number is higher than the average for the UK, which has fallen to 28.7 cases per 100,000.

ten new cases of Covid were confirmed on April 16

Returning only 10 positive cases in the last 24 hours has brought Milton Keynes infection rate down significantly, yesterday it sat at 50.9 cases per 100,000.

Across the UK 2,596 new cases were confirmed today and 34 Coronavirus-linked deaths were recorded.