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

Hertfordshire records 91 new cases

By Holly Patel
Monday, 29th March 2021, 9:08 am
Updated Monday, 29th March 2021, 9:10 am

Dacorum has recorded 10 new positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend.

The total for the borough is now 8,420, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

On Saturday two cases were recorded and there were eight cases were recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 38.8 per 100,000 population to 34.9 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 23).

On March 21, the incidence rate was 30.4 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending March 16).

There have been 91 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 75,862.

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

> March 21 - three cases

> March 22 - 13 cases

> March 23 - eight cases

> March 24 - seven cases

> March 25 - 13 cases

> March 26 - 10 cases

> March 27 - two cases

> March 28 - eight cases.

According to Public Health England there were 43 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, March 23, and 12 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 318, and one new death was recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,453 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases is 4,333,042 and the number of deaths is now 126,592.​

The estimated R number is 0.7 to 0.9 with a daily infection growth rate range of -5% to -2% as of March 26.

As of March 27, in the UK, 30,151,287 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 3,527,481 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 figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.

On Monday, February 22, Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown plan for England, he announced a four-stage plan in the easing of lockdown restrictions.