There are 58 new cases of COVID-19 in Hertfordshire today

Coronavirus cases in Hertfordshire rise to 1,090 in 24 hours

Thursday, 9th April 2020, 8:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 9th April 2020, 8:17 pm

As of today (Thursday) Hertfordshire has had a total of 1,090 diagnosed cases of the potentially deadly virus.

The figures released from Public Health England show 58 new cases in the last 24 hours.

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

Coronavirus cases in Hertfordshire rise to 1,090 in 24 hours

Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases now stands at 65,077. The number of deaths has been recorded 7,978, rising by 881 - according to Public Health England.

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 and 5pm on Wednesday.

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.

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