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

Public Health England figures show 940 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (September 9) in Herefordshire, up from 937 the same time on Tuesday.

It means over the past seven days, 20 new cases have been found in the county.

The rate of infection in Herefordshire now stands at 488 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 545.


Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 2,699 over the period, to 355,219.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 32,684 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 328 over the period.

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