UPDATE: No new cases of coronavirus in Luton

Figures slow down in Bedfordshire for first time

By Clare Turner
Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 4:26 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 4:27 pm

Today (April 15), Luton has recorded no new cases with a total of 367 people diagnosed with the deadly virus.

Central Bedfordshire has 291 cases, up from 289 and Bedford no change with 239 cases.

These numbers are lower than Hertfordshire (1,552) and Buckinghamshire (521). Although Milton Keynes (316) appears to be slowing down, members of the public are urged to remain indoors as much as possible to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Luton (Google)

The new figures are now recorded between 5pm the previous day to 5pm.

On Monday, March 23, the government announced tougher social distancing measures, with all outdoor activities prohibited except for food shopping, one daily exercise, treatment of a condition and any essential travel for work.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases now stands at 98,476. The number of deaths has been recorded as 12,868, according to Public Health England.