Six day run of good Covid figures ends as two more patients die in Milton Keynes

The number of new Covid cases remains low today but sadly two people have died.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 5:55 pm

There were 21 new coronavirus cases confirmed over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 19,543 since the start of the pandemic.

The total number of Covid-linked deaths in MK is now 460.

Meanwhile the city's infection rate has increased slightly to 77.9 cases per 100,000 people today. This is higher than the national case rate of 59.1 cases per 100,000.

21 new cases in MK today

Throughout the UK there were 5,294 new cases confirmed today and 110 deaths recorded.