Coronavirus latest: 35 new cases and zero deaths recorded in Luton today

35 new instances of coronavirus and zero deaths have been reported in Luton today.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 5:45 pm
Updated Monday, 29th March 2021, 5:46 pm

The total number of cases in the borough now stands at 19,941 (+35).

Over the past seven days, 257 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Luton, down by 36 (-12.3%) 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 latest (stock image)

The case rate in Luton is now 119.2 per 100,000.

There have been 4,337,696 lab-confirmed cases across the UK, up by a daily rise of 4,654.

126,615 deaths have been recorded within 28 days of a positive test, up by 23.

A further easing of coronavirus takes place today (March 29) in England, to coincide with the beginning of the school Easter holidays.

From today, larger groups of up to six people or two households will be allowed to gather in parks and gardens.

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