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

Hertfordshire records 120 new cases

Friday, 18th June 2021, 4:17 pm

Dacorum recorded eight new positive Covid-19 cases today (June 18).

The total for the borough is now 8,797, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 36.2 per 100,000 population to 32.3 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending June 13).

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In Hertfordshire, 120 new cases were recorded - the total is now 79,041.

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

> June 11 - nine cases

> June 12 - four cases

> June 13 - seven cases

> June 14 - 14 cases

> June 15 - six cases

> June 16 - eight cases

> June 17 - nine cases.

According to Public Health England there were two confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, June 15, and one patient was 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).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 10,476 to 4,610,893. The number of deaths has risen by 11 to 127,956.

As of June 17, in the UK, 42,460,632 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 30,898,467 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 97,273 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 71,508 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 Wednesday, June 16, and 5pm on Thursday, June 17.

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