Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records 84 new cases in 24 hours

Hertfordshire recorded 891 new cases

Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 4:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 4:26 pm

Dacorum has recorded 84 new positive Covid-19 cases today (January 13).

The total for the borough is now 6,064, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 640.3 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 8).

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There have been 891 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 55,968.

According to Public Health England there were 330 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, January 5, and 18 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been 11 new deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is now 184, and there have been 53 new deaths in Hertfordshire, the total is now 1,456 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 47,525 and now stands at 3,211,576. The number of deaths has risen by 1,564 to 84,767.

As of January 12, 2,639,309 people in the UK had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 428,232 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, January 11, and 5pm on Tuesday, January 12.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.With coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rising rapidly, the Government has announced a further period of national lockdown (Stay at Home), which came into force at midnight 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.