Covid-19 update: here's how many new cases were recorded in Bedford in the last 24 hours
One covid-related death recorded in Bedford
As of today (October 18), Bedford recorded 127 new cases, with a total of 24,558 people now diagnosed with the virus, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.
Central Bedfordshire recorded 176 cases, with a new total of 31,870.
There was covid-related death recorded in Bedford (509) - according to Public Health England.
According to Public Health England there were 59 confirmed COVID-19 patients in Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable Hospital, on Tuesday, October 12, and nine patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.
There is no further breakdown between the two hospitals.
In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 44,932 to 8,361,651. The number of deaths has risen by 145 to 138,379.
As of October 14, in the UK, 49,335,154 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid-19, and 45,297,231 people had received their second dose.
The new figures unfortunately don't include the number of patients who have recovered from Covid-19.
The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.