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Another sharp increase in positive Covid tests

LATEST official figures show there were 852 patients in hospital in the South West with coronavirus yesterday, of which 53 were on a mechanical ventilator.

And in Sedgemoor 1,599 people had tested positive for the virus in the previous seven days, an increase of 52.9% on the previous week.

However, since the New Year, no deaths have been reported in the district within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test.



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