Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 144 new cases over the weekend

Hertfordshire recorded 1,396 new cases

Monday, 25th January 2021, 9:10 am
Updated Monday, 25th January 2021, 9:14 am

Dacorum has recorded 144 new positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend.

The total for the borough is now 7,075, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

On Saturday, 62 cases were recorded, and there were 82 cases recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 387.7 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 19).

There have been 1,396 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 65,043.

According to Public Health England there were 347 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, January 12, and 23 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been 10 new deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is now 236, and there have been 65 new deaths in Hertfordshire, the total is now 1,831 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases is 3,647,463 and the number of deaths is now 97,939.

The estimated R number is 0.8 to 1 with a daily infection growth rate range of -4% to -1% as of 22 January.

In the UK, as of January 23, 6,353,321 people in the UK had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 469,660 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 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). 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.