Covid-19 latest: Dacorum records 45 new positive cases in the last 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 306 new cases

Tuesday, 29th June 2021, 4:32 pm

Dacorum recorded 45 new positive Covid-19 cases today (June 28).

The total for the borough is now 9,035, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 73 per 100,000 population to 92.4 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending June 23).

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In Hertfordshire, 306 new cases were recorded - the total is now 80,940.

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

> June 21 - 14 cases

> June 22 - 10 cases

> June 23 - 31 cases

> June 24 - 32 cases

> June 25 - 40 cases

> June 26 - 18 cases

> June 27 - 19 cases.

According to Public Health England there were eight confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, June 22, and two 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 45 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 22,868 to 4,755,078. The number of deaths has risen by three to 128,103.

As of June 27, in the UK, 44,454,511 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 32,583,746 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 102,529 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 76,466 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 new figures were recorded between 5pm on Saturday, June 26, and 5pm on Sunday, June 27.

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