Covid-19 latest: Dacorum records 223 new cases in the last 24 hours

Nationally, there were 265 covid-related deaths, and one was recorded in Dacorum

By Holly Patel
Wednesday, 9th February 2022, 4:23 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th February 2022, 4:24 pm

Dacorum records 223 new positive Covid-19 cases today (February 9).

The total for the borough is now 42,089 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 1109.6 per 100,000 to 1,085.8 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending February 4).

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Here's a breakdown of where Covid-19 cases are rising and falling across Dacorum

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

> February 2 - 274 cases

> February 3 - 275 cases

> February 4 - 214 cases

> February 5 - 192 cases

> February 6 - 162 cases

> February 7 - 205 cases

> February 8 - 178 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 97 confirmed Covid-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, February 1, and four patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There was one new Covid-related death recorded in Dacorum, the total is now 395, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 68,214 to 18,000,119, and the number of deaths has risen by 275 to 158,953.

As of February 8, in Dacorum, 119,248 (84.4%) people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid-19, 112,544 (79.7%) people had received their second dose and 88,768 (62.8%) 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.