WEEKEND UPDATE: Bedfordshire records almost 470 cases

There were 23 deaths in the county

By Clare Turner
Monday, 8th February 2021, 10:23 am
Updated Monday, 8th February 2021, 10:24 am

Over the weekend, Bedfordshire recorded 466 new cases, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Out of that figure, Bedford has 132 new cases, with a total of 12,216 people now diagnosed with the deadly virus; Central Bedfordshire has 121 cases, with a total of 14,218, and Luton has 213 cases, with a new total of 17,496.

There were nine deaths in Bedford (424), nine deaths in Luton (434) and five deaths in Central Bedfordshire (507).

Over the weekend, Bedfordshire recorded 466 new cases

Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 28,350 cases of Covid, Hertfordshire has 70,813 and Milton Keynes has 18,083 cases.

In the UK, as of Sunday, February 7, 12,014,288 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid, and 511,447 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 3,945,680. The number of deaths is 112,465.

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