Latest figures show nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hertfordshire

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There has been a total of 2,101 confirmed cases of coronavirus

Today (April 26), Hertfordshire has recorded nine new cases with a total of 2,101 people diagnosed with COVID-19.

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

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Nationally, the number of coronavirus cases now stands at 152,840 (includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not included in the country totals), rising by 4,463.


The number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths in hospital has been recorded as 20,732, rising by 413 today - according to Public Health England.

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.

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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.