The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Herefordshire increased by four over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 937 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (September 8) in Herefordshire, up from 933 the same time on Monday.

Since the same time last Tuesday, cases have risen by 20 from 917.

The rate of infection in Herefordshire now stands at 486 cases per 100,000 people, which remains far lower than the England average of 537.

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Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 2,420 over the period, to 352,520.

Today's figures exclude Northern Ireland, which did not submit data to Public Health England.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 32,356 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 252 over the period.

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