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

Hertfordshire records 104 new cases

Monday, 15th March 2021, 9:20 am
Updated Monday, 15th March 2021, 9:22 am

Dacorum has recorded 11 new positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend.

The total for the borough is now 8,303, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

On Saturday six cases were recorded and there were five cases were recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 59.4 per 100,000 population to 53 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 9).

On March 7, the incidence rate was 76.9 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending March 2).

There have been 104 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 75,046.

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

> March 7 - 20 cases

> March 8 - 10 cases

> March 9 - 12 cases

> March 10 - 11 cases

> March 11 - 12 cases

> March 12 - six cases

> March 13 - six cases

> March 14 - five 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 2,444 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases is 4,258,438 and the number of deaths is now 125,516.​

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 13, in the UK, 24,196,211 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 1,584,909 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 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.