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

761 new cases recorded in Hertfordshire

Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 4:16 pm

Dacorum has recorded 103 new positive Covid-19 cases today (October 5).

The total for the borough is now 16,617 according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 429.1 per 100,000 population to 417.5 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending September 30).

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In Hertfordshire, 761 new cases have been recorded today, the total is now134,976.

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

> September 28 - 83 cases

> September 29 - 125 cases

> September 30 - 100 cases

> October 1 - 51 cases

> October 2 - 91 cases

> October 3 - 88 cases

> October 4 - 98 cases.

According to Public Health England there were 20 confirmed Covid-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, September 28, and four patients were on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 345, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 33,869 to 7,967,985. The number of deaths has risen by 166 to 137,152.

As of October 4, in the UK, 48,994,530 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for Covid-19, and 45,021,381 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 111,508 people (83.2 per cent) had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 104,375 (77.9 per cent) had received their second dose.

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