Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 33 cases over the weekend

Hertfordshire recorded 241 new cases

Monday, 22nd February 2021, 9:14 am
Updated Monday, 22nd February 2021, 9:16 am

Dacorum has recorded 33 new positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend.

The total for the borough is now 8,018 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

On Saturday, 11 cases were recorded, and there were 22 cases recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 94.3 per 100,000 population to 76.2 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending February 16).

On February 14, the incidence rate was 124.1 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending February 9).

There have been 241 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 73,334.

Here's a daily breakdown of the figures in Dacorum:

> February 14 - 11 cases

> February 15 - 24 cases

> February 16 - 14 cases

> February 17 - 17 cases

> February 18 - 11 cases

> February 19 - 13 cases

> February 20 - 11 cases

> February 21 - 22 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 308. There have been 12 deaths recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is now 2,373 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases is 4,115,509 and the number of deaths is now 120,580.

As of February 20, in the UK, 17,582,121 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 615,148 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).

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