NEARLY 50 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Herefordshire by Public Health England today (Saturday).

Some 44 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in the county in the latest daily figures, which means the total number of people to have tested positive for coronavirus since March now stands at 1,694.

This compares to 22 new cases which were reported on Friday.

It means 203 cases have now been reported since last Friday when the cumulative total in Herefordshire stood at 1,491.

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 delay while waiting for tests results to be returned from laboratories.

Cumulative totals include patients who are currently infected, those who have recovered and those who have died.

The Government said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 24,957 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,171,441.


No more patients have died at the Wye Valley NHS Trust after testing positive for coronavirus, with NHS England figures showing 66 had by 4pm on Friday (November 6).

Across the UK, the Government has said 413 more people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19.

It brings the UK total to 48,888.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths when 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 64,000 deaths involving coronavirus in the UK. This includes 132 in Herefordshire.