Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 60 new coronavirus cases

Dacorum and Hertfordshire are in Tier 4

Monday, 21st December 2020, 4:29 pm
Updated Monday, 21st December 2020, 4:30 pm

There have been 60 new positive Covid-19 tests in Dacorum over the last 24 hours.

The total for the borough is now 2,926, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 281.7 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending 5 days before December 16).

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There have been 795 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 26,581.

There have been no new deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 118, and there has been one new death in Hertfordshire, the total is now 1,063 - according to Public Health England.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 33,364 and now stands at 2,073,511.

The latest R number is estimated at 1.1 to 1.2 with a daily infection growth rate range of +1% to +4% as of December 18.

The number of deaths has risen by 215 to 67,616.

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 Saturday, December 19, and 5pm on Sunday, December 20.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.