Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 33 new cases in 24 hours

Hertfordshire has recorded 374 new cases

Wednesday, 3rd February 2021, 4:17 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd February 2021, 4:18 pm

Dacorum has recorded 33 new positive Covid-19 cases today (February 3).

The total for the borough is now 7,621 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 268.8 per 100,000 to 263 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 29).

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On January 27, the incidence rate was 346.3 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending January 22).

There have been 374 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 69,558.

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

> January 27 - 48 cases

> January 28 - 98 cases

> January 29 - 70 cases

> January 30 - 67 cases

> January 31 - 45 cases

> February 1 - 50 cases

> February 2 - 53 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 267 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, January 26, and 19 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been four new deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is now 273, and there have been 29 new deaths in Hertfordshire, the total is now 2,130 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 19,202 and now stands at 3,871,825. The number of deaths has risen by 1,322 to 109,335.

As of February 2, in the UK, 10,021,471 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 498,962 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 Monday, February 1, and 5pm on Tuesday, February 2.

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.