Just three new coronavirus cases were identified in Bristol during the latest 24-hour period on record.
The latest Government figures released this evening (Saturday, May 1) show promising signs almost three weeks after the lockdown restrictions eased.
There have been 13 new cases recorded across the wider West of England region, which includes Bristol and three neighbouring authorities.
This is down from 23 cases logged yesterday across the region.
Bath and North East Somerset recorded no new cases at all today.
None of the local authorities in Bristol and the wider region recorded any new deaths today.
Area by area case breakdown
- Bristol – 30,842 (+3 new cases)
- North Somerset – 10,064 (+6 new cases)
Bath and North East Somerset – 8,245 (No new cases)
- South Gloucestershire – 15,228 (+4 new cases)
Across the UK, a further 1,907 people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number since the pandemic began to 4,418,530.
Another seven people have died within 28 days of testing positive for the virus.
Later this month the next stage of lockdown lifting is due to go ahead, as long as the statistics continue to suggest that it is safe to do so.
This will bring several rule changes including the mixing of households indoors and an increase in the number of people allowed to meet each other outside.
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