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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.

For the latest coronavirus stats in Bedford, please read:
Coronavirus: latest confirmed cases in Bedford Borough

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.

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Community Hub food delivery
Volunteers for Bedford Borough Council’s Community Hub were busy over the Easter bank holiday weekend, providing support to vulnerable residents...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital has confirmed that from 1 February 2020 to 30 April 2020, A&E and Urgent Treatment Centre attendances have fallen by 50% - the lowest...
Coronavirus
The latest figures on the Public Health England website, updated this afternoon (Friday), confirm that there are now 20 coronavirus cases in Bedford...
In this second part of a two-part series looking into the preliminary data for COVID-19 involved deaths in Bedford Borough, the...
Mohammad Yasin MP in Parliamentvideo
The MP for Bedford and Kempston, Mohammad Yasin, questioned the Minister of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, John Wittingdale...
QPCO
A community service supporting vulnerable people and run entirely by volunteers has opened in Queens Park.The Food Parcel Delivery was created by...
Dad dancing docvideo
It seems that not everyone is in awe of our NHS heroes. When Ed Green, a paramedic clinical manager for the East of England Ambulance Service, decided to relax...
Lurke Street Car Park
In order to enable the Council to prioritise staff on essential duties, the opening hours of the multi-storey car parks in Bedford will be changing...
Kyoto Geiko 2 © David Lovejoy
The Far East, particularly Japan, has seen a huge spike in tourism in recent years. With interest garnered from the hugely successful Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the Olympic Games happening this...
Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice Bedford are still working tirelessly, providing local people with advice on issues during the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic...
Debenhams Bedford
Further to speculation last week, Debenhams has now confirmed it will file for administration in order to protect the firm from legal action from...
coronavirus testing
A 'deep dive' investigation into Bedford's coronavirus pandemic is showing there are higher rates of infection in working age women. A Council meeting yesterday (Thursday) looked...