EVENING UPDATE: Dacorum records 94 new coronavirus cases

Hertfordshire recorded 851 new cases

Friday, 15th January 2021, 9:08 am
Updated Friday, 15th January 2021, 11:50 am

Thursday's figures show Dacorum recorded 94 new positive Covid-19 cases.

The total for the borough is now 6,158, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days is 601.6 per 100,000 population (the period represented is the 7 days ending January 9).

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There have been 851 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 56,819.

According to Public Health England there were 347 confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, January 12, and 23 were on mechanical ventilation beds.

The deaths in Dacorum have been revised down by one to 183, and there have been 27 new deaths in Hertfordshire, the total is now 1,483 - according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the East of England, as of January 10, 186,291 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19 - 104,687 were over 80 and 81,604 were under 80 - 49,732 people had received the second dose of the vaccine - 42,841 were over 80 and 6,891 were under 80.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 48,682 and now stands at 3,260,258. The number of deaths has risen by 1,248 to 86,015.

In the UK, as of January 13, 2,918,252 people in the UK had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 437,977 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, January 12, and 5pm on Wednesday, January 13.

The figures come from the Government website which is available for the public to view here.With coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rising rapidly in the UK, the Government announced a further period of national lockdown (Stay at Home), which came into force at midnight on Monday (4 January). The rules in England will be reviewed on 15 February.

For the latest Government guidance visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home.