UPDATE: Bedford records 28 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours

Central Bedfordshire records 11 new cases

By Holly Patel
Friday, 7th May 2021, 4:39 pm
Updated Friday, 7th May 2021, 4:40 pm

As of today (May 7), Bedford recorded 28 new case of coronavirus, with a total of 13,631 people now diagnosed with the virus, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

There were no deaths in Bedford (485) Luton (499) or Central Bedfordshire (571).

Central Bedfordshire has 10 new Covid cases with a total of 16,052, while Luton recorded 11 with a new total of 20,724.

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Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 31,660 cases of Covid, Hertfordshire has 77,069 and Milton Keynes has 20,162 cases.

The new figures are recorded between 5pm the previous day to 5pm and unfortunately don't include the number of patients who have recovered from Covid-19.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 2,490 to 4,431,043. The number of deaths has risen by 15 to 127,598.

As of May 6, in the UK, 35,069,641 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 16,764,720 had received their second dose.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.