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

Hertfordshire records 41 new cases

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 5:54 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 5:56 pm

Dacorum recorded eight new positive Covid-19 cases today (May 11).

The total for the borough is 8,624, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 15.5 per 100,000 to 16.2 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending May 6).

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On May 4, the incidence rate was 25.2 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending April 29).

There have been 41 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 77,185.

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

> May 4 - five cases

> May 5 - five cases

> May 6 - two cases

> May 7 - seven cases

> May 8 - three cases

> May 9 - three cases

> May 10 - five cases.

According to Public Health England there were five confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, May 4, and no patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 320, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 2,474 to 4,439,691. The number of deaths has risen by 20 to 127,629.

As of May 10, in the UK, 35,587,348 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 18,088,385 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.