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

Hertfordshire records 41 new cases

Monday, 26th April 2021, 9:16 am
Updated Monday, 26th April 2021, 9:18 am

Dacorum has recorded 14 new positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend.

The total for the borough is now 8,552, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

On Saturday nine cases were recorded and five cases were recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 23.3 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending April 20)

On April 18, the incidence rate was 16.2 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending April 13).

There have been 41 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 76,711.

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

> April 19 - eight cases

> April 20 - nine cases

> April 21 - four cases

> April 22 - four cases

> April 23 - 12 cases

> April 24 - nine cases

> April 25 - five cases.

According to Public Health England there were 12 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, April 20, and one 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 46 days since a death within 28 days of a COVID test has been reported in Dacorum.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases is 4,404,882. The number of deaths is now 127,428.

As of April 24, in the UK, 33,666,638 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 12,587,116 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.