Latest Information from the Bedford Mayor’s Office

11-18 year olds are the group with the fastest rise in cases. Cases amongst over 60s are also staring to rise.
The advice remains:
  • meet outdoors
  • keep rooms ventilated
  • use face coverings
  • test twice weekly
  • get vaccinated
Vaccinations:
  • The target is 90% of all eligible people to be vaccinated
  • Already, 47% of 18-29yr olds have received their 2nd dose
  • And 42% of 16-17yr olds have received their first vaccine
  • Vaxi taxi – details on the website. You can get a taxi to a vaccine site and return journey, free of charge
  • Pregnant women are being encouraged to receive a vaccination
  • Vulnerable over 12yr olds, and those who live with immunosuppressed people will also be offered the vaccine
  • We are awaiting news from NHS England on whether boosters will be available with flu jabs
  • Immunosuppressed people are going to be offered a 3rd vaccine from next week