Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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Coronavirus

All the latest, fact-checked news about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and how it is affecting Bedford, Bedford Town, Bedford Borough, Bedford businesses and Bedford people in one place. As we publish news articles relating to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Bedford, they will be added to this archive for easy access. All of the team at Bedford Independent live in and around Bedford Borough and we aim to report on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on local people, local business and local economy.

Please check & follow the latest Government Advice and, if you suspect you have symptoms, follow the NHS guidelines.

 

Office coronavirus

Bedford Hospital entrance
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...
Bedfordshire Police have reported that four people, who were in self-isolation following concerns they may have displayed signs of COVID-19, have...
Bedford Hospital entrance
In the early hours of this morning (Monday), Bedford Hospital confirmed to the media that they were treating their first case of COVID-19 (coronavirus)...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has confirmed they are currently treating four patients with confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus) at the hospital. This is in...
With an estimated 40,000 families of Italian descent in the East of England - with the majority living in and around Bedford - many have been directly...
Coronavirus
The latest figures on the Public Health England website, updated this afternoon (Friday), confirm that there are now 20 coronavirus cases in Bedford...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has confirmed they are currently treating eight patients with confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus) at the hospital...
Coronavirus
A Bedford business has been accused of racism and ignoring government advice by encouraging people to use their facility. On the day the Prime Minister warned there would be "tougher measures" if...
McDonalds
As social distancing becomes a reality and more staff and customers enter self-isolation, many of Bedford's shops and businesses are temporarily closing...
NHS
An employee at Bedford Hospital has spoken exclusively to the Bedford Independent, about the coronavirus pandemic, saying the NHS is "not ready to cope with this." The employee, who did not...
Sarah Ashley
A woman from Bedford who has recovered from the coronavirus is urging people to heed the government advice and stay in doors...
Bedford town centre
In light of recent events I have sent an email urging the mayor to close the town center. I have sent the following email: Dear Mayor Hodgson...