WORCESTER has seen another rise in the number of coronavirus cases latest data shows.

But there were falls in the number of cases among the majority of Worcestershire's six districts in the seven days up to November 27 according to Public Health England.

The figures were published as it was also revealed that there have been five Covid deaths recorded for county hospitals in the past seven days.

New cases in the county were at 2,793 in the week to November 27, which was down 4.3 per cent on the previous seven days.

Worcester saw a rise of 9.7 per cent to 620 cases that week - the biggest rise of all the county's district.

Wychavon, which includes Evesham, Droitwich and Pershore, also saw a rise with 616 cases, a rise of 1.1 per cent.

Meanwhile Malvern Hills saw a fall with 325 cases recorded, a drop of 3.3 per cent.

Wyre Forest, which includes Kidderminster, saw the biggest drop in the county with 355 cases record - a fall of 16.7 per cent.

Bromsgrove also saw a drop with 451 cases, a fall of 13.9 per cent, while Redditch recorded 426 cases that week, a fall of seven per cent.

The latest NHS figures show a total of 58 people were in hospital in Worcestershire with Covid-19 on Thursday, December 2, including five people in intensive care.

Figures for the week up to December 3 show the newly recorded deaths all came at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust with its total moving to 891.

There have been no newly announced Covid deaths at the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust with its total remaining at 64.

It means in total there have been 955 Covid-related deaths in county hospitals during the pandemic.

The Acute Hospitals Trust covers Worcestershire Royal Hospital, as well as the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch and Kidderminster Hospital.

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust covers community hospitals and rehabilitation wards, including Worcester City Impatient Unit, Malvern Community Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital, Pershore Community Hospital, the Princess of Wales Community Hospital in Bromsgrove, Tenbury Community Hospital and the Wyre Forest Ward.