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

Hertfordshire records 37 new cases

By Holly Patel
Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 4:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 4:22 pm

Dacorum has recorded just four new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours of data released this afternoon (April 6).

The total for the borough is now 8,481, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 29.1 per 100,000 population to 27.1 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending April 1).

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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 37 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 76,249.

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, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 2,379 and now stands at 4,364,529. The number of deaths has risen by 20 to 126,882.

As of April 5, in the UK, 31,622,367 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 5,496,716 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, April 4, and 5pm on Monday, April 5.

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