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

Hertfordshire records 45 new cases

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 6:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th May 2021, 6:44 pm

Dacorum recorded two new positive Covid-19 cases today (May 27).

The total for the borough is now 8,647, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 13.6 per 100,000 population to 16.2 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending May 22).

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On May 20, the incidence rate was 9.7 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending May 15).

In Hertfordshire, 45 new cases were recorded today - the total is now 77,535.

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

> May 20 - seven cases

> May 21 - five cases

> May 22 - zero cases

> May 23 - two cases

> May 24 - four cases

> May 25 - three cases

> May 26 - four cases.

According to Public Health England there was no confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, May 25, 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 has risen by 3,542 to 4,473,677. The number of deaths has risen by 10 to 127,758.

As of May 26, in the UK, 38,614,683 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 24,043,956 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 89,164 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 54,647 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 Tuesday, May 25, and 5pm on Wednesday, May 26.

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