Covid infection rate continues to rise in Milton Keynes

The city's new case rate remains above the national average

By Sally Murrer
Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 4:56 pm

The past 24 hours has seen 13 new cases of Covid confirmed in Milton Keynes

The city's seven day infection rate has risen to 34.5 cases per 100,000 people, which is above the national average of. 32.1.

However is is still significantly lower then neighbouring Bedford, where the infection rate today stands at 161 cases per 100,000 of the population. By comparison, Northampton's figure is 11.1 and Luton is 71.3.

13 new Covid cases in MK today

The good news is that only six Covid patients remain in MK hospital and none of them requires ventilation.

Nationally another 4,330 people were confirmed positive for the virus today and 12 Covid-linked deaths were recorded.