Covid-19 latest: here's how many new cases were recorded in Dacorum in the last 24 hours

Hertfordshire records 158 new cases

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 4:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th June 2021, 4:36 pm

Dacorum recorded nine new positive Covid-19 cases today (June 17).

The total for the borough is now 8,789, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The incidence rate over the last 7 days has decreased from 36.8 per 100,000 population to 36.2 per 100,000 (the period represented is the 7 days ending June 12).

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In Hertfordshire, 158 new cases were recorded - the total is now 78,921.

Here's a daily breakdown of the figures in Dacorum for the last seven days:

> June 10 - 10 cases

> June 11 - nine cases

> June 12 - four cases

> June 13 - seven cases

> June 14 - 14 cases

> June 15 - six cases

> June 16 - eight cases.

According to Public Health England there were two confirmed COVID-19 patients in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - which manages hospitals in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans - on Tuesday, June 15, and one patient was on a mechanical ventilation bed.

There have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded in Dacorum, the total is 332, according to Public Health England (deaths within 28 days of positive test).

In the UK, the number of coronavirus cases has risen by 11,007 to 4,600,623. The number of deaths has risen by 19 to 127,945.

As of June 16, in the UK, 42,216,654 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 30,675,207 had received their second dose.

And in Dacorum, 96,880 people had received the first dose of the vaccination for COVID-19, and 70,750 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, June 15, and 5pm on Wednesday, June 16.

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