Public Health England have confirmed that a further 20 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Herefordshire, taking the total number of cases of the virus recorded in the county since the start of the outbreak to 1,252.

It means that 69 cases of the virus have been recorded in the past 72 hours in Herefordshire.

TheĀ UK has reported a record 26,668 new cases. Last Wednesday, the UK reported 19,724Ā cases. Yesterday, the UK reported 21,331 cases.