Latest data from Public Health England shows that a further 82 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Herefordshire, taking the total number of cases of the virus confirmed in the county since the start of the pandemic to 8,432.

The UK has recorded 46,558 new cases and 96 further deaths.

Herefordshire’s COVID-19 infection rate has also risen, with data for the seven days up to an including 15th July showing an infection rate of 233.4 cases per 100,000 population.