Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 126 new cases in 24 hours

Hertfordshire recorded 1,225 new cases

Tuesday, 12th January 2021, 5:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th January 2021, 5:24 pm

Dacorum has recorded 126 new positive Covid-19 cases today (January 12).

The total for the borough is now 5,980, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 628.7 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 7).

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Here is a breakdown of where the confirmed cases were recorded seven days up to January 6 There have been 1,225 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 55,077.

According to Public Health England there were 330 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, January 5, and 18 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There has been one new death recorded in Dacorum, the total is 173, and there have been 27 new deaths in Hertfordshire, the total is now 1,403 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 45,533 and now stands at 3,164,051. The number of deaths has risen by 1,243 to 83,203.

As of January 11, 2,431,648 people in the UK had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 412,167 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 Sunday, January 10, and 5pm on Monday, January 11.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.With coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rising rapidly, the Government has announced a further period of national lockdown (Stay at Home), which came into force at midnight on Monday (4 January). The rules in England will be reviewed on 15 February.

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