Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 13 new confirmed cases in 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 147 new cases

Friday, 19th February 2021, 4:22 pm
Updated Friday, 19th February 2021, 4:26 pm

Dacorum has recorded just 13 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (February 19).

The total for the borough is now 7,985 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days is still 94.3 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending February 14).

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On February 12, the incidence rate was 136.3 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending February 7).

There have been 147 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 73,093.

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

> February 12 - 46 cases

> February 13 - 18 cases

> February 14 - 11 cases

> February 15 - 24 cases

> February 16 - 14 cases

> February 17 - 17 cases

> February 18 - 11 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 125 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, February 16, and 15 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There has been one new Covid-related death recorded in Dacorum, the total is now 307. There have been 14 deaths recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is now 2,361 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 12,027 and now stands at 4,095,269. The number of deaths has risen by 533 to 119,920.

As of February 18, in the UK, 16,875,536 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 589,591 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 Wednesday, February 17, and 5pm on Thursday, February 18.

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

With coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rising rapidly in the UK, the Government announced a further period of national lockdown (Stay at Home), on Monday (4 January).

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