THE number of recorded coronavirus cases in Herefordshire has increased by nine in the last two days, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 6,898 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Monday (April 5) in Herefordshire, up from 6,889 the same time on Saturday.


Over the last seven days, 48 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Herefordshire.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 2,762 over the last 24 hours to a cumulative total of 4,362,150 since the pandemic began.