coronavirus 2

Sedgemoor reports 70 new Covid cases a day as lockdown restrictions eased

THERE were a total of 70 new Covid cases reported in Sedgemoor in the latest 24 reporting period – just as the country celebrates ‘Freedom Day’.

It was the same story across the county with the number of positive test results in each district since the pandemic began recorded below, with new positive test results in brackets:
  • Mendip: 4,354 (+79)
  • Sedgemoor: 6,331 (+70)
  • Somerset West and Taunton: 6,894 (+66)
  • South Somerset: 6,720 (+110)

The numbers grow higher as you move north with Bath and North East Somerset reporting a daily increase of 217 and North Somerset 192.

In Sedgemoor 167 people have died since the pandemic began but there have been no new deaths in Somerset in the past month.


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