Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 12 new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 81 new cases

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 5:00 pm

Dacorum has recorded 12 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (March 11).

The total for the borough is now 8,286, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 63.3 per 100,000 population to 60.1 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 6).

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On March 4, the incidence rate was 77.5 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending February 27).

There have been 81 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 74,893.

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

> March 4 - 17 cases

> March 5 - 10 cases

> March 6 - 9 cases

> March 7 - 20 cases

> March 8 - 10 cases

> March 9 - 12 cases

> March 10 - 11 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 57 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, March 9, and 13 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There has been one new Covid-related death recorded in Dacorum, the total is 318, and one new death has been recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,438 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 6,753 and now stands at 4,241,677. The number of deaths has risen by 181 to 125,168.

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 10, in the UK, 23,053,716 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 1,351,515 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 Tuesday, March 9, and 5pm on Wednesday, March 10.

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.