Coronavirus Update in Bedford

It is reported that there is currently a higher coronavirus infection rate in the Bedford community compared to the national average.

We emphasise to all patients the importance of social distancing and urge caution with respect to the relaxation of the lockdown given the high infection rate in Bedford:

https://www.bedford.gov.uk/social-care-health-and-community/public-health/coronavirus/

Is it important to self isolate if you or anyone in your household has symptoms of coronavirus (a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste): https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-and-treatment/

You should also get a swab test done if you think you have symptoms of coronavirus (whilst continuing to self isolate) by visiting https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or by calling 119.