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Covid-19 claims another victim in Sedgemoor

ANOTHER person has died in Sedgemoor following a positive test for Covid-19 – one of four across the county.

The latest official figures published yesterday also noted further deaths in South Somerset and West Somerset and Taunton, taking the county’s total to 719 since the pandemic began.

Nationwide a further 201 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, bringing the UK total to 134,647 according to Public Health England.

Here are the numbers of positive test results in each area since the pandemic began with new positive test results in brackets:

  • Sedgemoor: 10,628 (+24)
  • Mendip: 7,286 (+56)
  • South Somerset: 10,834 (+52)
  • Somerset West and Taunton: 10,564 (+38)

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