NEWS | Eight further cases of COVID-19 recorded in Herefordshire

Public Health England has confirmed that a further 8 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 1,146.

In the United Kingdom, 18,980 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded. Last Thursday, the United Kingdom recorded 17,540 new cases. Yesterday the United Kingdom recorded 19,724 new cases.

4,379 patients are in hospital in England with Covid-19 up from 4,146 yesterday and up from 3,044 last Thursday.

482 patients are in mechanical ventilation beds in England with Covid-19 up from 468 yesterday and up from 368 last Thursday.

A further 138 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in the United Kingdom.