Herefordshire now has one of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in England. Data released today that shows infection rates up until and including the 5th December shows an overall COVID-19 infection rate in Herefordshire of 51.9 cases per 100,000 population. This is DOWN on the 56.5 cases per 100,000 population recorded yesterday.

Many parts of the county have recorded fewer than three new cases in the seven days ending 5th December and even South Leominster, an area that was seeing high rates of infection, has seen a fall in the infection rate.

LATEST COVID-19 INFECTION RATES FROM ACROSS HEREFORDSHIRE: (DATA UP UNTIL 5TH DECEMBER 2020)

HEREFORD SOUTH – 6 new cases (Infection rate of 61.4 cases per 100,000 population)

HEREFORD SOUTH WEST – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

ROSS-ON-WYE – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

PENYARD, LLANGARRON & GOODRICH – 8 new cases (Infection rate of 66.3 cases per 100,000 population)

GOLDEN VALLEY – fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

FOWNHOPE, TARRINGTON & MARCLE – 5 new cases (Infection rate of 72.9 cases per 100,000 population)

LEDBURY – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

COLWALL, CRADLEY & WELLINGTON HEATH – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

BROMYARD & BISHOPS FROME – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

LUGWARDINE, WITHINGTON & MORETON-ON-LUGG – 8 new cases (Infection rate of 104.3 cases per 100,000 population)

HEREFORD EAST – 5 new cases (Infection rate of 83.5 cases per 100,000 population)

HEREFORD CENTRAL – 9 new cases (Infection rate of 89.4 cases per 100,000 population)

BELMONT, MADLEY & CLEHONGER – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

HEREFORD WEST – 6 new cases (Infection rate of 83.6 cases per 100,000 population)

HEREFORD NORTH WEST – 6 new cases (Infection rate of 64.6 cases per 100,000 population)

HEREFORD NORTH EAST – 5 new cases (Infection rate of 64.5 cases per 100,000 population)

KINGSTONE & KINGSTHORNE – 4 new cases (Infection rate of 35.5 cases per 100,000 population)

CREDENHILL, WEOBLEY & WELLINGTON – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

KINGTON, EARDISLEY & STAUNTON – 5 new cases (Infection rate of 60.8 cases per 100,000 population)

SHOBDON, LUSTON & BODENHAM – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

LEOMINSTER SOUTH – 15 new cases (Infection rate of 238.2 cases per 100,000 population)

LEOMINSTER NORTH – Fewer than 3 new cases (Infection rate of – cases per 100,000 population)

WIGMORE, ORLETON & BRIMFIELD – 3 new cases (Infection rate of 46.4 cases per 100,000 population)

To view current data and old data for your specific area, please visit –https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/interactive-map