Covid-19 latest: Dacorum records 100 new cases but no covid-related deaths

There have been no Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum for 55 days

Friday, 9th July 2021, 4:15 pm
Updated Friday, 9th July 2021, 4:18 pm

Dacorum recorded 100 new positive Covid-19 cases today (July 9).

The total for the borough is now 9,746, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 273.3 per 100,000 population to 284.3 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending July 4).

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In Hertfordshire, 572 new cases were recorded - the total is now 85,432.

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

> July 2 - 54 cases

> July 3 - 73 cases

> July 4 - 55 cases

> July 5 - 63 cases

> July 6 - 66 cases

> July 7 - 72 cases

> July 8 - 58 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 14 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, July 6, and four patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 332, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test). It has been 55 days since a death within 28 days of a COVID test has been reported in Dacorum.

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 35,707 to 5,058,093. The number of deaths has risen by 29 to 128,365.

As of July 8, in the UK, 45,697,875 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 34,374,246 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 105,649 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 79,714 had received their second dose.

The 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.