Coronavirus latest: here’s how many new cases have been recorded in Dacorum over the weekend

Hertfordshire records 228 new cases

Monday, 8th March 2021, 9:27 am
Updated Monday, 8th March 2021, 10:05 am

Dacorum has recorded 39 new positive Covid-19 cases since Thursday.

On Friday, owing to a delay in the submission of cases data for England to PHE, the update was delayed.

The total for the borough is now 8,241, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

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On Friday, 10 cases were recorded, nine cases were recorded on Saturday and 20 cases were recorded yesterday (Sunday).

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 77.5 per 100,000 population to 76.9 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 2).

On February 28, the incidence rate was 74.3 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending February 23).

There have been 228 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 74,626.

Here's a daily breakdown of the figures in Dacorum:

> February 28 - 18 cases

> March 1 - 14 cases

> March 2 - 17 cases

> March 3 - 11 cases

> March 4 - 17 cases

> March 5 - 10 cases

> March 6 - 9 cases

> March 7 - 20 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 79 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, March 2, and 11 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There has been one new Covid-related death recorded in Dacorum, the total is 317. There have been 11 new deaths recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,432 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases is 4,218,520 and the number of deaths is now 124,501.​

The estimated R number is 0.7 to 0.9, with a daily infection growth rate range of -5% to -3% as of March 5.

As of March 6, in the UK, 22,213,112 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 1,122,402 had received their second dose.

Here's a breakdown of where the Covid-19 vaccine uptake is highest and lowest in Dacorum.The figures for the number of patients recovered from Covid-19 have not been released by Public Health England.

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.