UPDATE: Bedford records no deaths in 24 hours

There were 27 new cases

As of today (February 25), Bedford has recorded 27 new cases of coronavirus, with a total of 12,918 people now diagnosed with the deadly virus, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

There were two deaths in Central Bedfordshire (552), two deaths in Luton (476) and no deaths in Bedford (466).

Central Bedfordshire has 33 new Covid cases with a total of 14,996, while Luton recorded 50 with a new total of 18,687.

Bedford (Google)

Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 29,860 cases of Covid, Hertfordshire has 73,670 and Milton Keynes has 18,927 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.

In the UK, as of today, 18,242,873 people have received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid, and 669,105 have received their second dose. ​

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 9,938 and now stands at 4,144,577. The number of deaths has risen by 442 to 121,747.

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