Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records eight new positive cases today

Hertfordshire records 66 new cases

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 5:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 5:56 pm

Dacorum has recorded eight new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (April 1).

The total for the borough is now 8,450, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 40.1 per 100,000 population to 42.6 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 27).

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On March 25, the incidence rate was 33.6 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending March 20).

There have been 66 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 76,062.

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

> March 24 - seven cases

> March 25 - 13 cases

> March 26 - 10 cases

> March 27 - two cases

> March 28 - eight cases

> March 29 - nine cases

> March 30 - no cases

> March 31 - 13 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 24 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, March 30, and six were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 318, and one new death recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,456 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 4,479 to 4,350,266. The number of deaths has risen by 51 to 126,764.

As of March 31, in the UK, 31,147,444 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 4,513,458 had received their second dose.

Here's how many people have received their first vaccine in DacorumThe 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, March 30, and 5pm on Wednesday, March 31.

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