Coronavirus latest: Dacorum records less than 10 new confirmed cases

Hertfordshire records 49 new cases

Friday, 12th March 2021, 4:22 pm
Updated Friday, 12th March 2021, 4:24 pm

Dacorum has recorded just six new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (March 12).

The total for the borough is now 8,292, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 60.1 per 100,000 population to 59.4 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 7).

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There have been 49 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 74,942.

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

> March 5 - 10 cases

> March 6 - 9 cases

> March 7 - 20 cases

> March 8 - 10 cases

> March 9 - 12 cases

> March 10 - 11 cases

> March 11 - 12 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 57 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, March 9, and 13 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 318, and three new deaths have been recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,441 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 6,609 and now stands at 4,248,286. The number of deaths has risen by 175 to 125,343.

The estimated R number is 0.6 to 0.8 with a daily infection growth rate range of -7% to -4% as of March 12.

As of March 11, in the UK, 23,314,525 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 1,445,078 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 Wednesday, March 10, and 5pm on Thursday, March 11.

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

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