Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 49 new cases in 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 510 new cases

Thursday, 21st January 2021, 4:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st January 2021, 4:38 pm

Dacorum has recorded 49 new positive Covid-19 cases today (January 21).

The total for the borough is now 6,805, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 465.2 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 16).

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There have been 510 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 62,704.

According to Public Health England there were 302 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, January 19, and 21 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been 10 deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is now 220, and there have been 29 new deaths in Hertfordshire, the total is now 1,711 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 37,892 and now stands at 3,543,646. The number of deaths has risen by 1,290 to 94,580.

In the UK, as of January 20, 4,973,248 people in the UK had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 464,036 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 Tuesday, January 19, and 5pm on Wednesday, January 20.

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.