THE number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Worcestershire has reached 126.

The figures, released daily by Public Health England and broken down by upper tier local authorities, were accurate as of 9am on Sunday, March 29.

As the Government is no longer testing people who are self-isolating with mild symptoms, many cases may not be detected.

Birmingham now has the most confirmed cases of all local authorities in the UK, with a total of 513 cases.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK stands at 19,522 as of 9am on March 29, according to figures released by Public Health England.

As of 5pm on March 28, of those hospitalised in the UK, 1,228 have sadly died, the Department of Health said.