Number of new Covid cases halves today in Milton Keynes

City's infection rate remains below the national average
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Just five new cases of Covid have been confirmed in MK today, compared to 10 yesterday.

But the city's seven day infection rate is up slightly today to 17.8 cases per 100,000 people. This compares to the UK average of 21.6.

Nationally, there have been 2,284 new cases and 11 deaths over the past 24 hours.

Throughout the UK 35,722,461 people have now had their first Covid vaccine and 18,438,532 have also received their second dose.

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