Coronavirus latest: No new confirmed cases in Dacorum

There has been no new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dacorum, the total for the borough is still 496, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Wednesday, 8th July 2020, 4:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th July 2020, 4:28 pm

There have been 21 new cases in Hertfordshire, there are now 4,118 cases in the county.

Previous data shared by Public Health England relied solely on Pillar 1 (testing from Public Health England and NHS Hospital Trusts), but as of Thursday, July 2, the information includes Pillar 2 (non-clinical and commercial testing).

It has seen a radical overhaul of how coronavirus infection data is presented across the country, with hundreds of new cases emerging in individual authorities.

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There have been no new coronavirus deaths recorded at West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust in the past 24 hours, the latest official figures show.

Of 23 trusts within the region, the West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust, which manages Hemel Hempstead Hospital, Watford General Hospital and St Albans City Hospital, has the highest death toll.

There have been 286,979 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.

The number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths has been recorded as 44,517, rising by 126 (deaths of people who have had a positive test result) - according to Public Health England.

The number of deaths are people who have had a positive test result confirmed by a Public Health or NHS laboratory.

The 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, July 6, and 5pm on Tuesday, July 7.

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