Covid-19 latest: here's how many new cases were recorded in Dacorum today
Hertfordshire records 30 new cases
Dacorum recorded five new positive Covid-19 cases today (May 14).
The total for the borough is 8,635, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.
The incidence rate over the last 7 days has increased from 17.4 per 100,000 to 20.7 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending May 9).
On May 7, the incidence rate was 15.5 per 100,000 population (the 7 days ending May 2).
There have been 30 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 77,257.
Here's a daily breakdown of the figures in Dacorum for the last seven days:
> May 7 - seven cases
> May 8 - three cases
> May 9 - three cases
> May 10 - five cases
> May 11 - eight cases
> May 12 - zero cases
> May 13 - six 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 death 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 2,193 to 4,446,824. The number of deaths has risen by 17 to 127,668.
As of May 13, in the UK, 36,115,955 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 19,319,010 had received their second dose.
The new figures were recorded between 5pm on Wednesday, May 12, and 5pm on Thursday, May 13.
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 Monday, 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.