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 739,652 tests reported on 24 October 2021. This shows a decrease of -2.7% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 18 October 2021 and 24 October 2021, there have been 5,788,293 tests.

Cases in Dacorum

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

103 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 25 October 2021.

Between 19 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, 894 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 14.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in Dacorum

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

114,873 people had been given a first dose by the end of 24 October 2021.

105,411 people had been given a second dose by the end of 24 October 2021.

Healthcare in West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

6 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 17 October 2021.

Between 11 October 2021 and 17 October 2021, 45 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 36.4% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 47 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 19 October 2021.

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

There were 6 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 19 October 2021.

Deaths in Dacorum

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 25 October 2021.

Between 19 October 2021 and 25 October 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.