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

Hertfordshire records 32 new cases

Monday, 10th May 2021, 4:18 pm
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 4:20 pm

Dacorum recorded five new positive Covid-19 cases today (May 10).

The total for the borough is 8,616, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 16.2 per 100,000 to 15.5 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending May 5).

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On May 3, the incidence rate was 27.1 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending April 28).

There have been 32 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 77,144.

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

> May 3 - four cases

> May 4 - five cases

> May 5 - five cases

> May 6 - two cases

> May 7 - seven cases

> May 8 - three cases

> May 9 - three cases.

According to Public Health England there were five confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, May 4, and no patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 320, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 2,357 to 4,437,217. The number of deaths has risen by four to 127,609.

As of May 9, in the UK, 35,472,295 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 17,856,550 had received their second dose.

Here's a breakdown of how many people have received both doses of the vaccine in each area of Dacorum.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.