Coronavirus latest: 36 new cases and zero deaths reported in Luton today

36 new instances of coronavirus and zero deaths have been reported in Luton today, according to Public Health England.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 4:40 pm

The total number of cases in the borough now stands at 19,977 (+36).

Over the past seven days, 253 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Luton down by 34 (-11.8%) 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 126.7 per 100,000.

There have been 4,341,736 lab-confirmed cases across the UK, up by a daily rise of 4,040.

126,670 deaths have been recorded within 28 days of a positive test, up by 56.

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

Larger groups of up to six people or two households are now allowed to gather in parks and gardens.

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