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

Hertfordshire records 42 new cases

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 4:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 4:46 pm

Dacorum has recorded 13 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (March 31).

The total for the borough is now 8,442, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Dacorum has recorded 13 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours

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

> March 24 - seven cases

> March 25 - 13 cases

> March 26 - 10 cases

> March 27 - two cases

> March 28 - eight cases

> March 29 - nine cases

> March 30 - no 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 no new deaths 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 4,052 to 4,345,788. The number of deaths has risen by 43 to 126,713.

As of March 30, in the UK, 30,905,538 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 4,108,536 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 Monday, March 29, and 5pm on Tuesday, March 30.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.