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Coronavirus in Hertfordshire recap: Four more deaths in west Hertfordshire

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    Four more deaths have been announced at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust, and 381 more deaths have been announced in the UK.
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  • This brings the death toll at West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS Trust to 17.
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  • As of yesterday, the number of cases of coronavirus identified in Hertfordshire has risen to 339. Nationally, 22, 141 cases have been identified - with 1,408 deaths linked to Covid-19.
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  • The public are being warned the number of deaths could be a lot higher than reported. That is because daily government figures only take into account patients who have died in hospital.
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  • The Department for Health and Social Care says is it working on a new process for collecting the number of patients who have recovered. As of March 22, this number in the UK was 135.
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  • At No.10's daily briefing yesterday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab outlined a £75m to bring thousands of stranded Brits around the world home.
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  • Meanwhile, chief scientific advisor Sir Patrick Vallance said that it is "premature" to put an absolute time on when Government measures to tackle coronavirus can be eased.
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