A NUMBER of areas around Evesham and Pershore have seen three or more new coronavirus cases recorded in the last week, new figures have shown.

A total of 14 cases were recorded in Evesham and a further seven were recorded in Pershore last week.

The latest data published by Public Health England shows which areas Malvern have recorded three new cases or more in the week between September 3 and September 9.

Fourteen cases were recorded in Evesham and seven cases were recorded in Pershore.

Three cases were recorded in Wick, Elmley Castle and Fladbury in the same period and a further three were recorded in Harvington, Offenham and Badsey.

A total of 17 cases were recorded in Wychavon between August 31 and September 6 in four different areas.

Twelve cases were recorded in Evesham and five cases were recorded in Pershore.

The figures are split into several ‘middle super output areas’ – which is used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) – zones that are slightly larger than postcode areas with an average population of around 7,200 people.

Areas with fewer than two cases are not highlighted.

A total of 2,790 confirmed cases have been recorded in Worcestershire, according to latest figures by Public Health England.

Of those cases, 457 have been recorded in Worcester, 275 in Malvern Hills and 516 in Wychavon.