Covid-19 latest: Dacorum records 239 new cases in the last 24 hours

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Nationally, there were 56 covid-related deaths but none in Dacorum

Dacorum records 239 new positive Covid-19 cases today (January 24).

The total for the borough is now 36,826 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 846.5 per 100,000 to 873.6 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 19).

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

> January 17 - 178 cases

> January 18 - 188 cases

> January 19 - 251 cases

> January 20 - 207 cases

> January 21 - 264 cases

> January 22 - 186 cases

> January 23 - 186 cases.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum. The total has is 378, 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 88,447 to 15,953,685, and the number of deaths has risen by 56 to 153,916.

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As of January 23, in the UK, 52,236,574 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid-19, 48,195,145 people had received their second dose and 36,941,059 had received their booster.

And, in Dacorum, 118,966 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid-19, 111,344 people had received their second dose and 87,191 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.