Coronavirus latest: here's how many new cases were recorded in Dacorum in the last 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 42 new cases

By Holly Patel
Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 4:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 4:48 pm

Dacorum has recorded no new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (March 30).

The total for the borough is still 8,429, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 37.5 per 100,000 population to 40.1 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 25).

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On March 23, the incidence rate was 33.6 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending March 18).

There have been 42 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 75,954.

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

> March 23 - eight cases

> March 24 - seven cases

> March 25 - 13 cases

> March 26 - 10 cases

> March 27 - two cases

> March 28 - eight cases

> March 29 - nine 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 2,455 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 4,040 and now stands at 4,341,736. The number of deaths has risen by 56 to 126,670.

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 29, in the UK, 30,680,948 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 3,838,010 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 new figures were recorded between 5pm on Sunday, March 28, and 5pm on Monday, March 29.

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.