Bristol coronavirus latest as 458 test positive on ‘Freedom Day’

Another 458 people tested positive for coronavirus across Bristol on what has been dubbed Freedom Day.

The latest Public Health England figures show there have now been 42,313 positive coronavirus infections across the city since the pandemic was declared last March.

It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson – who is himself isolating in Chequers – announced Test and Trace would be staying and encouraged young people to get vaccinated on Freedom Day.

Read more:Bristol bar owner’s ‘Freedom Day’ message to customers leaves no room for uncertainty

However the legal requirement to wear a mask as well as a host of other social distancing measures have today been relaxed as the country completes the road-map out of lockdown.

Nationally there were another 39,950 coronavirus cases bringing the United Kingdom total to 5,473,477.

Covid-19 deaths

There were another 19 people across the UK who died within 28 days of receiving a positive coronavirus test result.

This means a total of 128,727 people have died since the start of the pandemic.

There have been no new coronavirus-related deaths across Bristol meaning the city’s death toll remains at 489.

How many people have been vaccinated?

Across the United Kingdom there have been 46,314,039 first doses of the coronavirus vaccine given out while 36,099,727 people have been double-jabbed.

In Bristol there have been 313,500 first doses of the vaccine given out while 209,098 people have had both inoculations.

Back to: The Traffic SEOWebsite SEONews and BLOGBristol News

You may also like...