FOR the first time since the start of the pandemic there are no Covid patients in the 12 hospitals managed by Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.
These are Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton; Bridgwater Community Hospital; Burnham-on-Sea War Memorial Hospital; Crewkerne Community Hospital; Dene Barton Community Hospital, in Cotford St Luke; Frome Community Hospital; Minehead Community Hospital; Shepton Mallet Community Hospital; South Petherton Community Hospital; Wellington Community Hospital; West Mendip Community Hospital; Williton Community Hospital and Wincanton Community Hospital.
And in the latest 24-hour reporting period there were just two fresh Covid-19 cases recorded in each of the four Somerset districts.
The infection rate in Sedgemoor, based on the latest rolling seven-day figures, has now dropped from 17 to 11.4 cases per 100,000 people.
The rate in South Somerset is 12.5 (down from 17.2), in Mendip it’s 19.9 (down from 20.8), and in Somerset West and Taunton it’s just 9.7 (no change);