Coronavirus latest: here's how many new cases were recorded in Dacorum over Easter

Hertfordshire records 150 new cases

By Holly Patel
Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 9:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 9:06 am

Dacorum has recorded 27 new positive Covid-19 cases over Easter (April 2 - April 5).

The total for the borough is now 8,477, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 29.1 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending March 31).

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On March 30, the incidence rate was 40.1 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending March 25).

There have been 150 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 76,212.

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

> March 30 - no cases

> March 31 - 13 cases

> April 1 - eight cases

> April 2 - four cases

> April 3 - eight cases

> April 4 - 10 cases

> April 5 - five cases.

According to Public Health England there were 24 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, March 30, and six were on mechanical ventilation beds.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 318, and two new deaths recorded in Hertfordshire, the total is 2,458 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases is 4,362,150 and the number of deaths is 126,862.

As of April 4, in the UK, 31,581,623 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 5,432,126 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.