DATA released by Public Health England shows there were just three new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Oswestry in the seven days up to Saturday, October 24.

The map, which details case numbers in Middle layer Super Output Areas (MSOA), showed there were three cases confirmed in Oswestry East, while fewer than three were confirmed in Oswestry West.

Areas with fewer than three cases are classified as areas in which the virus is suppressed currently suppressed, and does not detail the exact number of cases.

There was an increase in some of Oswestry’s neighbouring areas since the previous seven-day period.

Gobowen, St Martin's and Weston Rhyn saw 21 confirmed cases, an increase of 15 from the previous seven-day period.

Ellesmere had 12 cases confirmed, compared with three the week before, while seven cases were reported in Trefonen and Pant, equal to the number of cases the week prior.

The area of Ruyton-XI-Towns, West Felton and Whittington had three confirmed cases, so too did the area of Baschurch, Cockshutt and Harmer Hill.

Overall, Shropshire’s total cases in the seven days up to October 24 stood at 372.