Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records less than 10 new cases on the day PM announced roadmap out of lockdown

Hertfordshire records 106 new cases

Monday, 22nd February 2021, 4:15 pm
Updated Monday, 22nd February 2021, 4:26 pm

Dacorum has recorded just six new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (February 22).

The total for the borough is now 8,024 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 76.2 per 100,000 to 70.4 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending February 17).

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On February 15, the incidence rate was 113.7 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending February 10).

There have been 106 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 73,440.

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

> February 15 - 24 cases

> February 16 - 14 cases

> February 17 - 17 cases

> February 18 - 11 cases

> February 19 - 13 cases

> February 20 - 11 cases

> February 21 - 22 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 125 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, February 16, and 15 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is still 308. There have been no deaths recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,373 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 10,641 and now stands at 4,126,150. The number of deaths has risen by 178 to 120,757.

As of February 21, in the UK, 17,723,840 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 624,325 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 Saturday, February 20, and 5pm on Sunday, February 21.

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).

For the latest Government guidance visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home.