The latest data shows that 144 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Milton Keynes this week.
This comes as 15 positive tests were recorded today (11/6), taking the total number of cases to 20,595 since the start of the pandemic.
The 7-day case rate in Milton Keynes now stands at 50.8 cases per 100,000 people, which is just below the national average of 55.2 cases per 100,000 people.
Nationally, there was an additional 8,125 people who tested positive today; the highest daily figure since late February. 17 deaths were also recorded within 28 days of a positive test.
These deaths did not take place in Milton Keynes, meaning that our local death toll stands at 464 since the start of the pandemic as one local death was announced on Wednesday.
158,321 local people have had their first dose of the vaccine and 99,215 people are now fully vaccinated.