Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records fewer than 10 new confirmed cases today

Hertfordshire records 31 new cases

By Holly Patel
Thursday, 8th April 2021, 4:14 pm

Dacorum has recorded just three new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (April 8).

The total for the borough is now 8,488, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 30.4 per 100,000 population to 29.7 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending April 3).

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On April 1, the incidence rate was 42.6 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending March 27).

There have been 31 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 76,311.

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

> April 1 - eight cases

> April 2 - four cases

> April 3 - eight cases

> April 4 - 10 cases

> April 5 - five cases

> April 6 - four cases

> April 7 - four cases.

According to Public Health England there were 20 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, April 6, and one was on a mechanical ventilation bed.

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

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 3,030 to 4,370,321. The number of deaths has risen by 53 to 126,980.

As of April 7, in the UK, 31,807,124 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 6,091,905 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, April 6, and 5pm on Wednesday, April 7.

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