EVENING UPDATE: Dacorum records 17 new positive cases of coronavirus

Hertfordshire has 199 new cases

Wednesday, 11th November 2020, 9:12 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th November 2020, 9:14 am

As of last night (November 10), Dacorum recorded 17 new positive Covid-19 tests.

The total for the borough is now 1,561, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

There have been 199 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 13,238.

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There has been one new recorded death in Dacorum, the total is now 106, there has also been one new recorded death in Hertfordshire, the total is now 910, according to Public Health England.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 20,412 and now stands at 1,233,775.

The latest R number is estimated at 1.1 to 1.3 with a daily growth rate range of +2% to +4%.

The number of deaths has risen by 532 to 49,770.

The death toll has been 'recalculated' by officials. The new count is based on a new definition of who has died from Covid-19.

Previously, people in England who died at any stage following a positive test, regardless of the cause of their death, were counted in the figures.

However, there is now a cut off point of 28 days from the first laboratory-confirmed positive COVID test.

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 Sunday, November 8, and Monday, November 9.

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