UPDATE: Bedford registers 70 new positive cases of Covid Bedford News

So far (August 27), Bedford has recorded 70 new cases for the second day in a row, with a total of 20,057 people now diagnosed with the virus, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Central Bedfordshire recorded 130, with a new total of 25,236, while Luton has 103, bringing the total to 27,530.

There were no deaths at Bedford (494), Central Bedfordshire (584) or Luton (521).

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According to Public Health England, there were 82 confirmed COVID-19 patients in the Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – which runs Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable Hospital – on Tuesday August 24, and 10 patients were on a ventilation bed mechanical.

There is no longer any distribution between the two hospitals.

Meanwhile, Buckinghamshire now has 46,630 Covid cases, Hertfordshire 113,963 and Milton Keynes 28,334 cases.

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases increased from 38,046 to 6,666,399. The number of deaths increased by 100 to 132,243.

As of August 26, in the UK, 47,915,768 people had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 42,379,353 had received their second dose.

And in Bedford, 122,348 people (78.7%) had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 110,852 (71.3%) had received their second dose.

The numbers come from the government website, publicly available here.

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This notice was published: 2021-08-27 15:54:05

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