NINE people in the county died from coronavirus in a week latest data shows.

Six people died in hospital Office of National Statistics (ONS) data shows.

In comparison nine county people also died of Covid in the previous week.

One person from Worcester died in hospital.

Two people from Wychavon - which includes Evesham, Pershore and Droitwich - died with Covid-19 mentioned on the death certificate, all in hospital.

Two people Wyre Forest, which includes Kidderminster, died, both at home.

Two Bromsgrove residents died, one in care home and one at home, while two people from Redditch died, both in hospital.

Nobody from Malvern died in that week of coronavirus.

The nine deaths, in the week up to November 26, means a total of 1,476 have so far died from Covid-19 in 'all settings' in Worcestershire.

Meanwhile the number of new coronavirus cases recorded in Worcestershire saw a small rise, of 0.9 per cent, in a week according to the latest figures.

A total of 2,952 new cases were recorded in the county in the week up to December 1.

New infections in Worcester fell by 0.8 per cent in the same week to 613, according to Public Health England.

Malvern Hills saw a drop of 7.3 per cent to 328 new cases.

In Wychavon, which includes Evesham, Pershore and Droitwich, a total of 642 cases were recorded in a week, a fall of 3.7 per cent when compared to the previous week.

Wyre Forest saw one of the biggest increases in new cases of the county's six districts, rising by 18.8 per cent to 430.

Bromsgrove saw a rise of 3.6 per cent to 494, while Redditch saw a drop of 0.7 per cent to 443 cases.

NHS figures show 58 people with Covid-19 were in hospital in Worcestershire on Monday (November 15) - the latest data available - including five people in intensive care.

Around 79 per cent of those eligible in Worcestershire have now been vaccinated against coronavirus after receiving both jabs. Around 85 per cent of eligible people have received one jab, the NHS data shows.