Covid cases continue to rise sharply across Sedgemoor

ANOTHER 168 positive Covid tests were reported in the Sedgemoor district yesterday (Monday), taking the total for the week to 1,354.

This was an increase of 54.4% compared with the previous seven days.

Meanwhile between December 26 and January 1, a total of 914 people were admitted to hospital with coronavirus, an increase of 62.6%.

As of yesterday there were 772 patients in hospital with the disease –  64 of whome were on a mechanical ventilator.

However there have been no reported deaths people in Sedgemoor within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus in the latest figures.

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