Here are the age groups with the highest number of Covid cases in Bedford as fears grow over Indian variant
Are you worried we might be put into a local lockdown?
Mounting concern about the spread of the Indian coronavirus variant has led to speculation the UK’s journey out of lockdown could be derailed - as well as fears Bedford could be placed into a local lockdown.
Across England, fewer than one in 14 new Covid cases are among the at-risk 60 and over age group, with people under 30 accounting for half of all cases in the seven days to May 11.
But is it the same picture in Bedford?
We have crunched the latest numbers from the UK government coronavirus dashboard to reveal which age groups are experiencing the highest number of cases.
The figures refer to the total number of cases, not the rate per head of the population.
Of the 210 recorded in Bedford between May 5 and 11, the top 10 worst affected age groups are as follows: