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

Hertfordshire records 46 new cases

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 4:25 pm

Dacorum recorded four new positive Covid-19 cases today (May 26).

The total for the borough is now 8,645, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days remains at 13.6 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending May 21).

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On May 19, the incidence rate was 11.6 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending May 14).

In Hertfordshire, 46 new cases were recorded today - the total is now 77,490.

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

> May 19 - two cases

> May 20 - seven cases

> May 21 - five cases

> May 22 - zero cases

> May 23 - two cases

> May 24 - four cases

> May 25 - three cases.

According to Public Health England there was one confirmed COVID-19 patient in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, May 18, and no patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 321, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 3,180 to 4,470,297. The number of deaths has risen by nine to 127,748.

As of May 25, in the UK, 38,378,564 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 23,616,498 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 88,794 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 53,150 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 Monday, May 24, and 5pm on Tuesday, May 25.

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