Latest figures show no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Dacorum

There are now 2,589 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hertfordshire

Sunday, 10th May 2020, 6:17 pm
Updated Sunday, 10th May 2020, 6:20 pm

Today (May 10), Dacorum has recorded no new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the total number in the borough is 317, according to Public Health England.

There are now 2,589 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hertfordshire, an increase of 20 from Saturday's figure.

But the true number of cases is thought to be far higher with many people not being tested.

Coronavirus

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases now stands at 219,183 (includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not included in the country totals), rising by 3,923.

The number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths has been recorded as 31,855, rising by 269 - according to Public Health England.

The number of deaths are people who have had a positive test result confirmed by a Public Health or NHS laboratory.

The figures for the number of patients recovered from COVID-19 have not been released by Public Health England.

All the figures refer only to people who have been tested in hospital. The true extent of infection among the wider public, who have no access to testing kits, is as yet unknown.

The new figures were recorded between 5pm on Friday and 5pm on Saturday.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

- Stay at home

- Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)

- If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times

- Wash your hands as soon as you get home

- Do not meet others, even friends or family.

- You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms