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Another fatality takes total number of Covid-related deaths in Sedgemoor to 174

ANOTHER person from Sedgemoor has died within 28 days of a positive Covid test according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

That takes the total number of Covid-related deaths in the district since the start of pandemic to 174.

Meanwhile another 57 cases were reported in the 24 hours to yesterday afternoon. This was less than South Somerset (72) but more than Mendip (50) and Somerset West and Taunton (48).

Another 37,489 new cases were discovered across the UK, bringing the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 7,056,106.

There were also 209 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test, taking the total to 133,483.

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