Coronavirus - COVID-19

Weekly local coronavirus figures for Central Bedfordshire

We will be publishing this update every week so you can see what’s happening.

COVID-19 update as of 23 September 2020

Central Bedfordshire Council weekly COVID-19 statistics

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 43,763

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,486

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 3.4%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 2,706 (up 437)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 51 (up 15)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 1.9% (up 0.3%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days: 

  • Flitwick: 6
  • Dunstable-Northfields: 5
  • Arlesey: 4
  • Cranfield and Marston Moretaine: 4
  • Linslade: 4
  • Sandy: 4

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (7 September to 13 September): 12.5

Last 7 days (14 September to 20 September): 17.7

Direction of travel: up 5.2

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 278

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 5 September and 11 September: 0

Direction of travel: up 5.2

Data source

Data reported up to 20 September 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics.

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence.

COVID-19 update as of 16 September 2020

COVID-19 Snapshot - as of 16 September 2020

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 40,712

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,431

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 3.5%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 2,269 (down 57)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 36 (up 5)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 1.6% (up 0.3%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days:

  • Biggleswade South: 6
  • Dunstable-Watling 4
  • Dunstable-Northfields 3
  • Flitwick 3

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (31 August to 6 September): 10.7

Last 7 days (7 to 13 September): 12.5

Direction of travel: up 1.8

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 278

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 29 and 4 September: 0

Direction of travel: down 2

Data source

Data reported up to 13 September 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics.

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence.

COVID-19 update as of 9 September 2020

COVID-19 update as of 9 September 2020

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 39,864

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,389

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 3.56%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 2,226 (down 347)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 25 (up 3)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 1.1% (up 0.3%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days: 

  • Leighton Buzzard South: 4
  • Biggleswade South: 3

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (24 August to 30 August): 7.6

Last 7 days (31 to 6 September): 8.7

Direction of travel: up 1.1

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 278

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 22 and 28 August August: 2

Direction of travel: up 2

Data source

Data reported up to 9 September 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics.

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence.

COVID-19 update as of 2 September 2020

COVID-19 weekly figures - data reported 30 August 2020

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 37,356

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,363

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 3.6%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 2,379 (down 384)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 21 (down 1)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 0.9% (up 0.1%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days: 

  • Ampthill: 5
  • Leighton Buzzard North: 3

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (17 August to 23 August): 7.6

Last 7 days (24 to 30 August): 7.3

Direction of travel: down 0.3

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 276

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 15 and 21 August August: 0

Direction of travel: 0

Data source

Data reported up to 2 September 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence

COVID-19 update as of 26 August 2020

Covid 19 snapshot 26 august 2020

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 23,526

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,342

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 5.7%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 1,863 (down 4)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 22 (down 1)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 1.2% (down 0.1%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days: 

  • Ampthill: 4
  • Shefford: 3

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (10 August to 16 August): 8.0

Last 7 days (17 to 23 August): 7.6

Direction of travel: down 0.4

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 276

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 8 August and 14 August: 0

Direction of travel: 0

Data source

Data reported up to 23 August 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence

Numbers in recent days may rise, reflecting diagnostic and reporting turnaround time. All detail in this report is the latest data available prior to publishing (26 August 2020).

COVID-19 update as of 19 August 2020

Central Bedfordshire Coronavirus weekly update - 19 August 2020

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 32,386

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,319

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 4.1%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 2,492 (down 371)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 22 (up 10)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 0.9% (up 0.5%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days: 

  • Arlesey: 4
  • Stotfold and Langford: 4
  • Shefford: 3

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (3 August to 9 August): 4.2

Last 7 days (10 to 16 August): 7.6

Direction of travel: up 3.4

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 276

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 1 August and 7 August: 0

Direction of travel: Down by 1

Data source

Data reported up to 16 August 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence

Numbers in recent days may rise, reflecting diagnostic and reporting turnaround time. All detail in this report is the latest data available prior to publishing (19 August 2020).

COVID-19 update as of 12 August 2020

Coronavirus - weekly figures update 12 August 2020

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 29,893

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,297

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 4.3%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 2,791 (down 132)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 15 (down 4)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 0.4% (down 0.1%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days: all data suppressed - only wards with more than two cases will be shown

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (3 August to 8 August): 5.5

Last 7 days (27 July to 2 August): 5.5

Direction of travel: Down by 1.3

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 276

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 25 July and 31 July 2020: 1

Direction of travel: Up by 1

Data source

Data reported up to 9 August 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence

Numbers in recent days may rise, reflecting diagnostic and reporting turnaround time. All detail in this report is the latest data available prior to publishing (5 August 2020).

COVID-19 update as of 5 August 2020

COVID-19 breakdown, 5 August 2020

Detailed information

Total individuals tested: 26,589

Total COVID-19 cases: 1,284

Percentage of individuals that tested positive: 4.8%

Individuals tested in the last 7 days: 2,596 (up 544)

COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days: 15 (up 1)

Positive tests in the last 7 days: 0.6% (down 0.1%)

Wards with more than 2 cases in the last 7 days: Leighton Buzzard North (4 cases)

Number of weekly positive cases per 100,000 population (rates based on ONS mid-year population, 2018)

Previous 7 days (20 July to 26 July): 4.9

Last 7 days (27 July to 2 August): 5.3

Direction of travel: Up by 0.4%

Deaths

Total deaths registered involving COVID-19 since 1 January 2020: 275

Deaths registered involving COVID-19 between 18 July and 24 July 2020: 0

Direction of travel: Down by 6

Data source

Data reported up to 2 August 2020.

Public Health England and Office for National Statistics

Produced by Public Health Evidence and Intelligence

Numbers in recent days may rise, reflecting diagnostic and reporting turnaround time. All detail in this report is the latest data available prior to publishing (5 August 2020).