ANOTHER 28 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Herefordshire, the latest figures from Public Health England show.

It's as NHS England confirmed one more patient had died after testing positive for Covid-19 at the Wye Valley NHS Trust.

Latest figures from public health officials show 2,511 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (December 2) in Herefordshire, up from 2,483 the same time on Tuesday.

It means since last Wednesday 140 new coronavirus cases have been reported in the county.

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 16,170 over the period, to 1,659,256.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 168,318 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 1,495 over the period.

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


The number of people to have died at hospital in Herefordshire after a positive Covid-19 test has risen to 75.

NHS England showed as of 4pm on Tuesday (December 1), one more death had been reported at the Wye Valley NHS Trust.

The Government said a further 648 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 59,699.

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 75,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK. More than 140 of these have been in Herefordshire.