THREE areas in the town have seen three or more new coronavirus cases recorded in the last week, new figures have shown.

Eight cases were recorded in North Malvern and a further three were recorded in Malvern Link and Malvern Wells 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.

Three cases were recorded in Upton, Welland and Eldersfield in the same period.

A total of 13 cases were recorded in Malvern Hills between August 31 and September 6 in two different areas.

Ten cases were recorded in North Malvern and three cases were recorded in Malvern Link.

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.

Malvern Hills had not seen any areas highlighted as recording three or more cases between June 29 and August 30.

Four cases were recorded in Broadheath, Sinton and Alfrick between June 22 and June 28 – the first area to record three or more cases in three weeks.

The number of cases was at its height in mid-April in Malvern Hills when 32 cases were recorded between April 13 and April 19.

Between March 30 and April 26, 98 cases were recorded across Malvern Hills.

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.