The Government have advised people not to travel to or from Bedford

May 26, 2021 10:13 AM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Morning Coronavirus statementThe Government have advised people not to travel to or from Bedford.

The Council have issued the following statement:

With local spread of the variant of concern B.1.617.2, first identifed in India, the Government has advised people not to travel to or from Bedford Borough to help stop the spread of the virus.

We were not made aware of the introduction of this advice and are urgently looking at the implications of this on the services we provide.

With cases rising in Bedford Borough, we are asking everyone to take extra care, and continue to follow Hands, Face, Space and Fresh Air advice. If you are meeting with friends or family meet outside wherever possible where the virus particles can be blown away.

We're asking everyone in Kingsbrook, Cauldwell, Queens Park and Wixams to carry out a PCR test to identify any cases so that they can self-isolate.