Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 43 cases over the weekend

Hertfordshire recorded 194 new cases

Monday, 1st March 2021, 9:15 am

Dacorum has recorded 43 new positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend.

The total for the borough is now 8,143 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

On Saturday, 25 cases were recorded, and there were 18 cases recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 74.3 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending February 23).

There have been 194 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 74,085.

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

> February 21 - 22 cases

> February 22 - six cases

> February 23 - 24 cases

> February 24 - 22 cases

> February 25 - 16 cases

> February 26 - 14 cases

> February 27 - 25 cases

> February 28 - 18 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 312. There have been eight new deaths recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,406 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases is 4,176,554 and the number of deaths is now 122,849.

The estimated R number is 0.6 to 0.9, with a daily infection growth rate range of -6% to -2% as of February 26.

As of February 27, in the UK, 20,089,551 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 796,132 had received their second dose.

Read: Here's how many people have now had Covid vaccines in Hertfordshire.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.

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