Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Simple summary for Dacorum

This information comes from the UK Government.

This document explains the key statistics presented on the UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard. It was last updated on .

Testing in England

Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.

There were 789,801 tests reported on 29 July 2021. This shows a decrease of -15.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 23 July 2021 and 29 July 2021, there have been 5,390,341 tests.

Cases in Dacorum

A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.

38 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 31 July 2021.

Between 25 July 2021 and 31 July 2021, 364 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -50.1% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Dacorum

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

107,334 people had been given a first dose by the end of 30 July 2021.

87,463 people had been given a second dose by the end of 30 July 2021.

Healthcare in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

3 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 25 July 2021.

Between 19 July 2021 and 25 July 2021, 35 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 45.8% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 32 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 27 July 2021.

Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.

There were 4 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 27 July 2021.

Deaths in Dacorum

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 31 July 2021.

Between 25 July 2021 and 31 July 2021, there have been 2 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 100.0% compared to the previous 7 days.