EIGHT areas in the city saw three or more new coronavirus cases recorded last week.

Seven cases were recorded in Lower Wick and Bromwich Road and a further six positive cases were recorded in Ronkswood and Nunnery Wood, according to the latest data.

St Peter’s recorded five cases between September 17 and September 23 and three cases were recorded in Dines Green and St John's.

Three cases were also recorded in King George’s Field - which covers WR3 and WR4 postcodes including parts of Astwood Road, Tolladine Road, Langdale Drive, Brickfields Road and Blackpole Road – during the week.

Three cases were also recorded in Battenhall and Diglis and Worcester Town North - the area covering many WR1 and some WR3 postcodes – which includes most of the city centre, Arboretum and Barbourne.

In Wychavon, seven cases were recorded in the Drakes Broughton and Norton area between September 17 and 23.

Three cases were recorded in Harvington and Badsey.

Five cases were recorded in North Malvern and three cases were recorded in Barnard's Green.

The latest data published by Public Health England shows which areas in the city have recorded three or more new cases in seven days.

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 by Public Health England in its figures.

A total of 3,131 confirmed cases have been recorded in Worcestershire up to September 27, according to latest figures by Public Health England.

Of those cases, 520 have been recorded in Worcester, 309 in Malvern Hills and 565 in Wychavon.