Covid-19 latest: here’s how many new cases have been recorded in Dacorum over the weekend

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Hertfordshire records 51 new cases

Dacorum has recorded four new positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend.

The total for the borough is now 8.501, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

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On Saturday three cases were recorded and one case was recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 16.2 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending April 13)

On April 11, the incidence rate was 25.8 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending April 6).

There have been 51 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 76,493.

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

> April 12 - nine cases

> April 13 - two cases

> April 14 - seven cases

> April 15 - four cases

> April 16 - three cases

> April 17 - three cases

> April 18 - one case.

According to Public Health England there were 19 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, April 13, and three were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 318, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

It has been 39 days since a death within 28 days of a COVID test has been reported in Dacorum.

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Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases is now 4,387,820. The number of deaths is now 127,270.

As of April 17, in the UK, 32,849,223 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 9,930,846 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.

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