Latest figures show one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in Dacorum

There has been one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in Dacorum in the last 24 hours, there are now 359 confirmed cases in the borough, according to latest figures from Public Health England.

Saturday, 30th May 2020, 7:02 pm
Updated Saturday, 30th May 2020, 7:04 pm

There are now 2,881 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Hertfordshire, up from 2,876.

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

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases now stands at 272,826 (includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not included in the country totals).

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The number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths has been recorded as 38,376 rising by 215 - 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.

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

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