Covid-19 latest: here's how many new cases were recorded in Dacorum in the last 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 27 new cases

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 4:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 4:26 pm

Dacorum recorded no new positive Covid-19 cases today (April 28).

The total for the borough is 8,565, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 27.8 per 100,000 to 32.3 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending April 23)

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On April 21, the incidence rate was 15.5 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending April 16).

There have been 27 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 76,808.

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

> April 21 - four cases

> April 22 - four cases

> April 23 - 12 cases

> April 24 - nine cases

> April 25 - five cases

> April 26 - eight cases

> April 27 - 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 319, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 2,166 to 4,411,797. The number of deaths has risen by 29 to 127,480.

As of April 27, in the UK, 33,959,908 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 13,581,076 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, April 26, and 5pm on Tuesday, April 27.

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