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

Hertfordshire recorded 45 new cases

Monday, 17th May 2021, 9:05 am
Updated Monday, 17th May 2021, 9:06 am

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

The total for the borough is now 8,637, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

On Saturday two cases were recorded and no cases were recorded yesterday (Sunday).

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 16.8 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending May 11).

On May 9, the incidence rate was 16.2 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending May 4).

There have been 45 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 77,302.

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

> May 10 - five cases

> May 11 - eight cases

> May 12 - zero cases

> May 13 - six cases

> May 14 - five cases

> May 15 - two cases

> May 16 - zero 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, May 11, 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 is now 4,450,777. The number of deaths is 127,679.

As of May 15, in the UK, 36,573,354 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 20,103,658 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.

From today (May 17), Coronavirus restrictions are easing across England.

You will be able to socialise indoors in groups of up to six or two households, including for overnight stays.

Gatherings of up to 30 people will be allowed outside and indoor hospitality will reopen.