The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Herefordshire increased by 17 over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 2,406 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Friday (November 27) in Herefordshire, up from 2,389 the same time on Thursday.

It means 215 cases have now been confirmed since last Thursday.

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 14,739 over the period to 1,589,301.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 160,824 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 1,718 over the period.

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

Meanwhile, NHS England data has shown one more patient has died at the Wye Valley NHS Trust after testing positive for coronavirus.

It takes the toll since March to 74.