Coronavirus latest: No new confirmed cases in Dacorum

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Hertfordshire has five new cases

There have been no new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dacorum, the total for the borough is still 531, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

There have been five new cases in Hertfordshire, there are now 4,314 cases in the county.

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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).

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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.

There have been 305,623 lab-confirmed cases in the UK, rising by 938.

The number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths has been recorded as 46,210, rising by 9 (deaths of people who have had a positive test result) - according to Public Health England.

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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 Saturday, August 1, and 5pm on Sunday, August 2.

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

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