ANOTHER case of coronavirus has been recorded in Herefordshire, but it's the first new diagnosis for almost two week, official figures show

Public Health England figures show that 464 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am Monday morning (June 29) in Herefordshire, up from 463 the same time on Sunday (June 28).

Before Monday, there had been no new cases confirmed in the county since June 17, 12 days ago, when a further two people tested positive for the virus.


The 464 people to have so far tested positive for the virus are among the 17,068 cases recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 56 since Friday (June 26).

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.

Across the UK, 311,965 people had tested positive for coronavirus as of 9am on Monday, up from 309,360 at the same point on Friday, Department of Health and Social Care figures show. As of 5pm on Sunday, 43,575 had died.

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