COVID cases slowly rise across our area as vaccinations start
- Credit: Archant
At the time of publishing, St Albans had 175 coronavirus confirmed cases between November 28 and December 4, an increase compared to the previous week’s statistics.
There are 118 cases per 100,000 people across the district, totalling 2,181 cases as of December 8.
Figures show a rise for the district over the last week, following two consecutive weeks of falling figures.
St Albans’ statistics still fall below England’s average, which currently stands 126 cases per 100,000 people.
This follows the start of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine being rolled out across the UK yesterday (December 9).
RELATED STORY: Coronavirus: Mass vaccination centre coming to Herts
St Albans’ coronavirus death toll now stands at 156 registered to November 27.
The UK’s R-number, which represents the rate of transmission, now sits at between 0.8 and 1. The government has previously said that the R number is one of the most important factors in making policy decisions.
- 1 City centre Poundland store could be demolished and rebuilt
- 2 Revealed: The five areas of Hertfordshire where the average home costs more than £1m
- 3 Ricky Gervais' Netflix series After Life filmed in Hertfordshire
- 4 10 filming locations of new Netflix series Stay Close
- 5 Green light given for St Albans City to hit the transfer market but patience is key says Allinson
- 6 'Visually striking' Chaos Dancing Cosmos installation at St Albans Museum + Gallery
- 7 Obituary: Don Francis, former St Albans City and St Albans Sunday League star
- 8 Allinson happy with the reaction from St Albans City in the draw at Chelmsford
- 9 Saints respond to Cheshunt shocker with hard-fought draw at Chelmsford
- 10 The latest court results for the St Albans area