The NHS reported on Wednesday that 24 patients had died in hospitals in the Anglia region, which was the highest figure in a single day since the beginning of June.
Bedford Hospital reported 11 of its patients had died. The deaths occurred between 15th June and 29th June but have only just been included in the daily figures.
Bedford has the highest coronavirus infection rate in the Anglia region with the area seeing many more cases per head of the population than other areas.
Northamptonshire is another area where the slow rate of decline in cases has been causing concern among health officials.
Northampton General Hospital reported four more patients had died taking the total number of deaths there to 297. The hospital recorded 53 deaths during June, which was the highest number of any hospital in the Anglia region. There were 35 deaths at Bedford hospital.
The total number of patients dying in the hospitals in the Anglia region has now reached 4,043 and the total number of deaths in all settings, including care home, hospitals and in the community is 5,816.
Number of people who have died with Covid-19 in the Anglia region
Hospitals or NHS Trusts in the Anglia region with more than 100 coronavirus deaths
Figures from NHS England to 5pm on Tuesday 30th June 2020 released on Wednesday
363 - West Hertfordshire NHS Trust including Watford General (unchanged since yesterday)
348 - East Suffolk & North Essex (up 1) which includes hospitals in Aldeburgh, Colchester, Felixstowe and Ipswich
304 - Basildon Hospital (up 2)
297 - Northampton General Hospital (up 4)
275 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (unchanged)
233 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (unchanged)
233 - Southend Hospital (unchanged)
213 - Kettering General Hospital (unchanged)
212 - Bedford Hospital (up 11)
201 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (unchanged)
193 - Mid Essex, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford (unchanged)
163 - East & North Herts including the Lister Hospital, Stevenage (up 1)
147 - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn (unchanged)
124 - Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (unchanged)
123 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (unchanged)
116 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (unchanged)
103 - Milton Keynes Hospital (unchanged)
176 - Deaths in hospitals in the East of England attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate but without a positive test (an increase of 5 since yesterday)
Further analysis of the Covid-19 statistics in the Anglia region
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