Covid-19 latest: Dacorum records 217 new cases in the last 24 hours

270 new covid-related deaths recorded nationally, but none in Dacorum

Friday, 14th January 2022, 4:13 pm
Updated Friday, 14th January 2022, 4:14 pm

Dacorum records 217 new positive Covid-19 cases today (January 14).

The total for the borough is now 34,785 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 1,487.2 per 100,000 to 1,372.7 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 9).

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

> January 7 - 304 cases

> January 8 - 290 cases

> January 9 - 280 cases

> January 10 - 248 cases

> January 11 - 182 cases

> January 12 - 227 cases

> January 13 - 208 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 88 confirmed Covid-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, January 11, and six patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum. The total has been revised down to 372, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

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In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 99,652 to 15,066,395, and the number of deaths has risen by 270 to 151,612.

As of January 13, in the UK, 52,051,876 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid-19, 47,836,785 people had received their second dose and 36,191,724 had received their booster.

And, in Dacorum, 118,698 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid-19, 110,638 people had received their second dose and 85,701 had received their booster.

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.