ANOTHER 35 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Herefordshire, Public Health England has said.

It now takes the total number of people who have tested positive for coronavirus in Herefordshire since March to 1,471.

The figures, as of 9am on Thursday (October 29), show the total had risen by 35 from 1,436 the same time on Wednesday, and up by 191 from 1,280 at the same time last week.

The graph below shows the number of cases in Herefordshire by date of test, and not the day when the cases were published by PHE. There can be a few days while waiting for tests results to be returned from laboratories.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 23,065 over the period to 965,340.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 84,720 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 2,357 over the period.

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

The latest figures from NHS England show no more patients have died at the Wye Valley NHS Trust after testing positive for coronavirus. As of 4pm on Wednesday (October 28), the current toll stands at 60.

The Government said a further 280 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday. This brings the UK total to 45,955.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 61,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK. This includes 131 in Herefordshire.