Coronavirus latest: Four new cases confirmed in Luton

Four new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Luton over the past 24 hours, according to figures from Public Health England.

By Stewart Carr
Wednesday, 15th July 2020, 6:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th July 2020, 6:46 pm

The total number of infections in the borough now stands at 1,452 (+4).

The daily increase has gradually reduced after a spike of 50 new cases between Saturday and Monday.

NHS England figures show 282 people have died at the L&D Hospital over the course of the pandemic, with two deaths reported over the weekend.

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Elsewhere in the county, Central Bedfordshire has 1,236 (+2) cases while Bedford's figure stands at 1,277 (+2).

Across the country, there have been 291,911 infections at an increase of 538 over the past 24 hours.

45,053 people have died with coronavirus in the UK, up by 85 since yesterday.