New daily Covid cases in Milton Keynes reach double figures again, but infection rate falls below national average

A slight increase in new Coronavirus cases were confirmed in Milton Keynes today (April 23).

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 4:18 pm
Updated Friday, 23rd April 2021, 4:20 pm

New figures from the UK Government confirm 14 new Covid cases in Milton Keynes Over the past 24 hours no deaths linked to the virus were announced in the borough.

This doubles yesterday's case statistics when just seven new cases were confirmed.

Despite today's figures showing a slight rise from recent days, the figures for the borough remain stable. The city's infection rate for the past seven days, is continuing to drop and now stands at 23.4 cases per 100,000. By comparison, the UK infection rate overall, is slightly higher at 24.8 cases per 100,000.

14 new Covid cases were confirmed in Milton Keynes on April 23

Across the UK 2,678 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours and 40 more deaths were recorded.

Government data shows 33,388,637 first dose vaccinations against Covid have been administered, now 11,623,671 people in the UK are fully vaccinated.

Data accurate up to April 18 shows 555,172 total cumulative vaccines have been administered in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes' Clinical Commissioning Group.