WEEKEND UPDATE: Bedfordshire records more than 50 Covid cases

Over 30 people test positive in Bedford

Monday, 10th May 2021, 10:34 am
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 10:36 am

Over the weekend, Bedfordshire recorded 56 new cases, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Out of that figure, Bedford has 31 new cases, with a total of 13,662 people now diagnosed with the deadly virus; Central Bedfordshire has eight cases, with a total of 16,060, and Luton has 17 cases, with a new total of 20,741.

There were deaths in Bedford (485), and Luton (499) but the number was revised down by one in Central Bedfordshire (570).

Over 30 people in Bedford have tested positive over the weekend

Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 31,685 cases of Covid, Hertfordshire has 77,112 and Milton Keynes has 20,176 cases.

In the UK, as of Sunday (May 10), 35,371,669 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid, and 17,669,379 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 4,434,860. The number of deaths is 127,605.

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