Covid cases continue to reach record high in Milton Keynes

Our infection rate is now significantly above the national average

By Sally Murrer
Monday, 6th December 2021, 6:47 pm
Updated Monday, 6th December 2021, 6:50 pm

Another 334 people have had a positive test for Covid in MK today .

MK's case rate (the number of cases per 100,000 population) has now risen to 632.1, which is well above the national average of 468.8.

Last week it was revealed that an Omicron case has been recorded in Buckinghamshire. It is not yet known where in the county this was. There is now 261 Omicron variant cases in England,

Another 334 Covid cases in Milton Keynes today

Nationally, there were 51,459 positive Covid tests over the past 24 hours and 41 virus-linked deaths have been recorded.

34 patients are currently in MK hospital, with two of them on ventilators.