WORCESTERSHIRE residents should not undo the good work they have already done beating coronavirus, according to the county's health chief.

Dr Kathryn Cobain, director of public health for Worcester, called for people to be sensible tis weekend after an increase in cases.

She said: "Now is not the time to be complacent.

"The cases of Covid are rising in Worcestershire and it’s up to each of us to help bring those cases back down.

"The new guidelines restricting the numbers of people we can have in our homes, are there to protect us all.

"I’d urge everyone not to rush to gather in large groups this weekend, ahead of the changes.

"You risk undoing all the good work the people of have Worcestershire have done so far in beating Coronavirus.

"Follow the guidelines, break the lines of transmission, protect the progress we’ve made."