WEEKEND UPDATE: More than 3,500 people test positive in Bedfordshire since Friday

There were seven deaths in the county

By Clare Turner
Monday, 24th January 2022, 10:48 am

Over the weekend, Bedfordshire recorded 3,548 new cases, according to the latest figures from Public Health England

Out of that figure, Bedford had 1,071 new cases since Friday, with a total of 45,663 people now diagnosed with the virus; Central Bedfordshire had 1,329 cases, with a total of 68,575, and Luton 1,148 cases, with a new total of 57,458.

There was one death in Bedford (567), three in Central Bedfordshire (685) and three in Luton (626).

More than 3,500 people tested positive in Bedfordshire over the weekend

Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 125,470 cases of Covid, Hertfordshire has 288,890 and Milton Keynes has 70,169 cases.

The figures unfortunately don't include the number of patients who have recovered from Covid-19.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases now stands at 15,859,288. The number of deaths is 153,862.

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