UPDATE: Almost 80 people test positive for Covid in Bedford - this time last year, it was 14

While Central Bedfordshire records 165 new cases

Monday, 11th October 2021, 4:24 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th October 2021, 4:16 pm

As of today (October 11), Bedford recorded 76 new cases, with a total of 23,678 people now diagnosed with the virus, according to the latest figures from Public Health England

Central Bedfordshire recorded 165 cases, with a new total of 30,899, while Luton has 134, taking the total to 32,196.

Bedford

As of today, there were no deaths in Bedford (508), Luton (550) or Central Bedfordshire (612).

In Bedford Hospital and Luton & Dunstable Hospital, six patients were admitted in the last 24 hours, 35 are currently being treated in hospital and six patients are on ventilation beds.

There is no further breakdown between the two hospitals.

Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 58,671 cases of Covid, Hertfordshire has 139,330 and Milton Keynes has 33,633 cases.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 40,224 and now stands at 8,193,769. There were 28 deaths, bringing the total to 137,763.

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