he number of recorded coronavirus cases in Herefordshire increased by 22 over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 2,483 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (December 1) in Herefordshire, up from 2,461 the same time on Monday.

It means since last Tuesday 144 new cases have been reported.

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.

The Government website says the last five days' data is incomplete, thought to be due to a delay in results being processed.


Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 13,429 over the period to 1,643,086.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 166,823 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 1,435 over the period.

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


No further coronavirus deaths have been reported at the Wye Valley NHS Trust.

NHS England figures show that the number of people to have died at hospital in Herefordshire after a positive coronavirus test remains at 74, as of 4pm on Monday.

The Government said a further 603 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 59,051.

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 74,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.