Alert: Big increase in coronavirus cases in south Hereford

SOUTH Hereford saw the most cases of coronavirus recorded in Herefordshire last week.

The increase drew a “high alert” warning from Herefordshire Council who highlighted rises in Redhill, Hunderton, Newton Farm, Lower Bullingham and Belmont.

“We are concerned for vulnerable residents here. If you have symptoms, you must self-isolate and book a test. Financial support is available,” the council said.

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The Government data shows that 28 cases of Covid-19 in the seven days up to November 8.

The number of cases in South Hereford was an increase of 17 on the previous week.

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Meanwhile, Hereford South West saw the second highest number of cases with 27 cases recorded- a rise of 21 cases.

Hereford East, which includes Tupsley, saw 17 cases recorded.

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Kington, Eardisley and Staunton also saw 17 cases recorded in the past seven days.

All four of these areas had a seven-day rate of between 101 and 200 per 100,000 population.

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Full list of cases by area in Herefordshire over the last seven days

Hereford South 28

Hereford South West 27

Hereford East 17

Kington, Eardisley and Staunton 17

Shobdon, Luston & Bodenham 13

Fownhope, Tarrington & Marcle 10

Belmont, Madley & Clehonger 10

Kingstone & Kingsthorne 9

Credenhill, Weobley & Wellington 8

Penyard, Llangarron & Goodrich 7

Ross-on-Wye 6

Golden Valley 5

Lugwardine, Withington & Moreton on Lugg 5

Bromyard & Bishop’s Frome 3

Leominster North 4

Leominster South supressed

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