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We are regularly updating this blog with the latest coronavirus statistics from Public Health England and any further details we receive from Bedford Hospital. All data is correct at time of...
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Bedford Hospital has confirmed they are treating a patient with COVID-19 (coronavirus). It is the first case in Bedford. In a statement to the Bedford Independent just before midnight yesterday...
coronavirus
Bedford Borough has the highest coronavirus infection rate within the Eastern region. And with 685 confirmed cases and 174 deaths recorded at Bedford...
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A rise in cases or coronavirus could result in a local lockdown warn Borough leaders.The government has named Bedford as an 'area of concern' as 97 cases...
Bedfordshire Police have reported that four people, who were in self-isolation following concerns they may have displayed signs of COVID-19, have...
Residents have reacted angrily to a spate of stickers spotted throughout the town, spreading anti-vax and conspiracy misinformation about the Covid-19 pandemic. The stickers purport to be from...
Eat Out To Help Out Pay It Forward
Foodies across Bedford are being encouraged to "Eat Out To Help Out" next month, with around 100 restaurants in the Borough signed up to a government scheme. The idea of the scheme...
blood test
Blood test appointments from 1 March onwards at Gilbert Hitchcock House (North Wing) can now be made using their new booking system. Patients can now book a blood test, sometimes on the same day, and there will be early appointments...
coronavirus
As Leicester prepares for a local lockdown and Bedford awaits the findings of the Public Health England and the Joint Biosecurity Centre 'deep dive'...
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Bedford Hospital has confirmed there have now been 200 coronavirus related deaths. The news comes as the Prime Minister announced easing of some lockdown measures, such as...
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A spokesperson for Bedford Hospital has today confirmed that 11 patients have now lost their lives to coronavirus. All of the patients were...
Bedford's leaders and residents were unaware of Government guidance, published on Friday, advising all but essential travel in and out of Bedford in the face of the rise of Covid-19 cases....