Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 11 new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 50 new cases

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 4:49 pm

Dacorum has recorded 11 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (March 10).

The total for the borough is now 8,274, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 67.2 per 100,000 population to 63.3 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 5).

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On March 3, the incidence rate was 74.3 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending February 26).

There have been 50 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 74,812.

Here's a daily breakdown of the figures in Dacorum for the last seven days:

> March 3 - 11 cases

> March 4 - 17 cases

> March 5 - 10 cases

> March 6 - 9 cases

> March 7 - 20 cases

> March 8 - 10 cases

> March 9 - 12 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 79 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, March 2, and 11 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 317, there have been three new deaths recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,437 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 5,926 and now stands at 4,234,924. The number of deaths has risen by 190 to 124,987.

The estimated R number is 0.7 to 0.9, with a daily infection growth rate range of -5% to -3% as of March 5.

As of March 9, in the UK, 22,809,829 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 1,254,353 had received their second dose.

The figures for the number of patients recovered from Covid-19 have not been released by Public Health England.

The new figures were recorded between 5pm on Monday, March 8, and 5pm on Tuesday, March 9.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.

For the latest Government guidance visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home.