TEN people in the county died from coronavirus in a week according to the latest figures.

Seven people died in hospital the Office for National Statistics (ONS) data shows.

In comparison, in total, nine county people died of Covid in the previous week of data.

One person from Malvern died in hospital, while three people from Bromsgrove died - two in hospital and one in a care home.

Four people from Wychavon died, three in hospital and one in a hospice where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

Two people from Wyre Forest died, one in hospital and one at home.

Nobody from Worcester or Redditch died in that week of coronavirus.

The 10 deaths, in the week up to November 5, means a total of 1,458 have so far died from Covid-19 in 'all settings' in Worcestershire.

Meanwhile the number of new coronavirus cases recorded in Worcestershire fell by 14 per cent in a week according to the latest figures.

A total of 2,199 new cases were recorded in the county in the week up to November 10.

New infections in Worcester fell by 25.9 per cent in the same week to 361, according to Public Health England.

Malvern Hills saw a drop of 18 per cent to 268 new cases.

In Wychavon, which includes Evesham, Pershore and Droitwich, a total of 470 cases were recorded in a week falling by 6.2 per cent when compared to the previous week.

Wyre Forest saw one of the biggest falls in new cases, dropping by 38.4 per cent to 314.

Bromsgrove saw a fall of 2.7 per cent to 440, while Redditch was the one of the county's six districts to see a rise, up 20.1 per cent to 345.

NHS figures show 65 people with Covid-19 were in hospital in Worcestershire on Monday (November 15) - the latest data available - including five people in intensive care.

Around 78 per cent of those aged 12-years-old and above in Worcestershire have now been vaccinated against coronavirus after receiving both jabs. Around 85 per cent have received one jab, the NHS data shows.