WEEKEND UPDATE: As cases continue to fall, 164 people test positive in Bedfordshire

There were eight deaths in the county

Monday, 1st March 2021, 10:30 am

Over the weekend, Bedfordshire recorded 164 new cases, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Out of that figure, Bedford has 45 new cases, with a total of 13,026 people now diagnosed with the deadly virus; Central Bedfordshire has 40 cases, with a total of 15,111, and Luton has 79 cases, with a new total of 18,881.

There were four deaths in Bedford (475), no deaths in Luton (477) and four deaths in Central Bedfordshire (559).

Over the weekend, Bedfordshire recorded 164 new cases

Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 30,115 cases of Covid, Hertfordshire has 74,085 and Milton Keynes has 19,105 cases.

In the UK, as of Sunday, February 28, 20,089,551 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid, and 796,132 had received their second dose. ​

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 now stands at 4,176,554. The number of deaths is 122,849.

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