THE parts of Worcester seeing the biggest rises in Covid infections has been revealed.

Public Health England (PHE) latest data shows there were 1,612 cases in the city in the seven days up to January 4 - a rise of 20.6 per cent on the previous week.

All parts of the city saw rises in coronavirus cases apart from Northwick, which was down 20.8 per cent to 95 cases that week, and Worcester Town South, which covers the city centre towards Worcester Cathedral as well as Sidbury, which was down by 2.2 per cent.

Warndon East, which covers many WR3 and WR4 postcodes including Blackpole Road and Berkeley Way, saw the biggest rise up 63.7 per cent to 131 cases recorded that week.

Lower Wick and Bromwich Road, which covers WR2 postcodes and includes sections of Bransford Road and Malvern Road, went up 49 per cent to 149 cases.

Warndon West, which covers WR4 postcodes including Cranham Drive, Chatcombe Drive and Landgale Drive, was up 42.4 per cent to 94 cases.

King George's Field, which covers WR3 and WR4 postcodes including parts of Astwood Road, Tolladine Road, Langdale Drive was up 39.8 per cent to 137 cases.

St Peters, which covers WR5 postcodes Bath Road and Sheringham Road, was 36.4 per cent to 90 cases.

Lyppard Grange, which covers WR4 postcodes Millwood Drive and Trotshill Way, was up 34.4 per cent to 129 cases.

Dines Green and St Johns, which covers WR2 postcodes including Tybridge Street and Tudor Way, was up 10.5 per cent to 116 cases.

Barbourne and Rainbow Hill, which covers WR3 postcodes including Lansdowne Road, Bilford Road and Astwood Road, saw a rise of 12.6 per cent up to 134 cases.

Ronkswood and Nunnery Wood, which covers WR5 postcodes including Newtown Road, Wildwood Drive and Silverdale Avenue, was up 16.2 per cent to 122 cases.

NHS figures show 71 people were in hospital in Worcestershire with Covid-19 on January 9 - the latest day available - with five people in intensive care.

In comparison, on January 4, 53 people were in county hospitals with three people in intensive care.