Covid cases remain high in Milton Keynes as national figures reach highest level for three months

Our infection rate continues to climb

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 4:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st October 2021, 4:56 pm

Another 232 people in MK tested positive for Covid over the past 24 hours.

This is the fourth day running that local case numbers have topped 200.

Meanwhile the city's seven day infection rate has risen to 412.3 cases per 100,000 people. This is below the national average rate of 454.5.

232 new cases in Milton Keynes today

Nationally, the number of Covid-linked deaths was 115 today and the number of new cases rose to 52,009, which is the highest level since the middle of July.

There are currently 33 Covid patients in Milton Keynes hospital, with one of them needing ventilation.