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Herefordshire and Powys Update


In the 7 days to 18th February, 191 people tested positive for coronavirus in Herefordshire (up from 146 the week before). In the 7 days to 13th Feb there were 6 cases in the Golden Valley area, compared to 5 the week before (this is our area). 

In Powys there were 148 new positive tests in the 7 days to 14th Feb (up from 130 the week before) - note that this is for an earlier period than the Herefordshire figure above.

You can see the latest numbers, which are updated daily, for the Golden Valley and for Herefordshire on this page and for Powys on this page (select one of the tabs - e.g. Summary or Cases by MSOA and then a time period - e.g. last 7 days).

We are now once again getting the weekly update from Herefordshire Council which you can download as a pdf below.

Talk Community Helpline - In order to support people to remain at home the Talk Community Covid-19 helpline continues to operate for those more vulnerable residents who are unable to source support from family, friends or their local community with food supplies, medication delivery or befriending.  The Talk Community helpline can also support registration for online shopping slots that have been allocated to Herefordshire with Tesco and Iceland and for CEV’s through the national system. 

Please contact us or forward our contact details onto those requiring support to 01432 260027 or email talkcommunityhelpline@herefordshire.gov.uk or go to Coronavirus - Talk Community support for more information and to complete an online support form. The WISH website provides information on food and local suppliers. Contact NHS 111 for any urgent medication supplies.

Volunteer register and support - Herefordshire Voluntary Organisations Support Service (HVOSS) continues working as part of the 'Talk Community Herefordshire COVID-19 Response' to help ensure all members of the community are supported, for as long as is needed. Volunteers can Register hereand roles include -Vaccination Programme Support (non-medical), Shopping for food and essentials, Collecting prescriptions, Leaflet Distribution, Check in and chat. Local Community groups offering support to residents through the pandemic that need extra volunteer help can e-mail talkcommunity@hvoss.org.uk or call 01432 343932.