THE number of recorded coronavirus cases in Herefordshire increased by 32 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 6,357 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (February 16) in Herefordshire, up from 6,325 the same time on Monday.

The government's coronavirus dashboard shows over the last seven days 160 new Covid-19 cases have been found in Herefordshire, 19 fewer than the week before. 

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 10,625 over the period, to 4,058,468.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 392,115 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 1,265 over the period.


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

A further 474 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 79,593, NHS England said on Tuesday.

Patients were aged between 26 and 99. All except 17, aged between 38 and 93, had known underlying health conditions.

The deaths were between April 1 2020 and February 15 2021, with the majority being on or after February 12.

There were 39 other deaths reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.

The NHS England figures show 185 people had died at the Wye Valley NHS Trust after testing positive for coronavirus as of 5pm on Monday (February 15).