THERE are promising signs coronavirus case numbers could be on the decline as falls have been recorded across the city, latest data shows.

Public Health England (PHE) latest data shows there were 1,2730 cases in the city in the seven days up to January 12 - down 23.8 per cent on the previous week.

Warndon East, which covers many WR3 and WR4 postcodes including Blackpole Road and Berkeley Way, recorded the biggest drop in cases down 47.3 per cent to 69 cases.

Barbourne and Rainbow Hill, which covers WR3 postcodes including Lansdowne Road, Bilford Road and Astwood Road, was down 37.2 per cent to 93 cases.

Warndon West, which covers WR4 postcodes including Cranham Drive, Chatcombe Drive and Landgale Drive, was down 35.2 per cent to 59 cases.

Ronkswood and Nunnery Wood, which covers WR5 postcodes including Newtown Road, Wildwood Drive and Silverdale Avenue, saw a drop of 34.7 per cent to 77 cases.

Worcester Town North, which covers WR1 postcodes that include the city centre including Castle Street, The Tything and Foregate Street, was down 28.7 per cent to 92 cases.

Worcester Town South, which covers the city centre towards Worcester Cathedral as well as Sidbury, was down by 28.3 per cent to 28 cases.

St Peters, which cover WR6 and WR5 postcodes including St Peter's Drive and Otter Walk, was down 17.1 per cent to 68 cases.

King George's Field, which covers WR3 and WR4 postcodes including Astwood Road and Tolladine Road, was down 14.8 per cent to 115 cases.

Henwick, which covers many WR2 postcodes including Hylton Road, Henwick Road and Martley Road, recorded a 14.5 per cent drop to 59 cases that week.

Lower Wick and Bromwich Road, which covers WR2 postcodes and includes sections of Bransford Road and Malvern Road, was down 9.4 per cent to 135 cases.

Northwick, which covers WR2 postcodes including Hylton Road and Hallow Road, was down 8 per cent to 92 cases.

Battenhall and Diglis, which covers WR5 postcodes including Battenhall Road, London Road and Spetchley Road, was down by 5 per cent to 115 cases.

Dines Green and St Johns, which covers covers WR2 postcodes including Tybridge Street and Tudor Way, was the only place to see a rise in the city - up 0.9 per cent to 111 cases.