Coronavirus latest: 22 new cases and zero deaths recorded in Luton today

22 new instances of coronavirus and zero deaths have been recorded in Luton today (Tuesday) according to figures from Public Health England.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 8:12 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 8:14 pm

The total number of cases in the borough now stands at 20,158 (+22).

Over the past seven days, 181 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Luton down by 72 (-28.5%) from the previous week.

No new deaths (within 28 days of a positive test) were reported in Luton today, with 495 in total since the pandemic began

Coronavirus (stock image)

The case rate in Luton is now 104.7 per 100,000.

There have been 4,364,529 lab-confirmed cases across the UK, up by a daily rise of 2,379.

126,882 deaths have been recorded within 28 days of a positive test, up by 20.

A further easing of coronavirus takes place next Monday (April 12) in England, in stage two of the government's roadmap out of lockdown.

On that day, gyms and sports centres can reopen, along with outside table service for pubs if they wish to reopen.

The “stay at home” order has also ended, although the government is encouraging people to stay local where possible.