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

Hertfordshire recorded 42 new cases

Monday, 24th May 2021, 8:58 am

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

The total for the borough is now 8,634, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

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

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The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 12.3 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending May 18).

On May 16, the incidence rate was 16.8 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending May 11).

There have been 42 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 77,373.

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

> May 17 - three cases

> May 18 - five cases

> May 19 - two cases

> May 20 - seven cases

> May 21 - five cases

> May 22 - zero cases

> May 23 - two 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 is now 4,462,538. The number of deaths is now 127,721.

As of May 22, in the UK, 37,943,681 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 22,643,417 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 87,080 people had received their first dose of the vaccination and 50,292 people 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.