EVENING UPDATE: Dacorum records another jump in cases

31 cases recorded

Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 10:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 10:33 am

As of last night (November 9), Dacorum recorded 31 new positive Covid-19 tests.

The total for the borough is now 1,544, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

There have been 273 new cases in Hertfordshire, the total is now 13,039.

As of last night, Dacorum has recorded 31 new positive Covid-19 tests

There were no recorded deaths in Dacorum, the total is 105 - but there were three in Hertfordshire with 909 deaths in total, according to Public Health England.

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 21,350 and now stands at 1,213,363.

The number of deaths has risen by 194 to 49,238.

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