There have been 29 new confirmed Covid cases in Somerset and Bath in the past 24 hours, but no new deaths, according to government data.
The latest figures, released by Public Health England today (April 19), show the number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test recorded in the county since the first pandemic hit remains at 1,198.
North Somerset has seen the bulk of new Covid cases in the county, with ten positive tests recorded.
South Somerset reported six new cases, while three regions – Bath and North East Somerset, Sedgemoor; and Somerset West and Taunton – recorded four each.
The only remaining case was found in the Mendip region.
Somerset’s 29 new cases are part of a total of 2,963 registered across the UK in the past 24 hours, bringing the national total to 4,390,783.
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Breakdown of positive test results
The number of positive test results in each area since the start of the pandemic are shown below, with the new positive test results in parentheses.
Bath and North East Somerset: 8203 (+4)
Mendip: 3,437 (+1)
North Somerset: 10,034 (+10)
Sedgemoor: 5,337 (+4)
Somerset West and Taunton: 5,943 (+4)
Somerset South: 5,433 (+6)
Distribution of Covid deaths for each region of Somerset
The number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test result in each area since the start of the pandemic is recorded below, with new deaths in parentheses.
Bath and North East Somerset: 218 (-) Mendip: 160 (-) North Somerset: 307 (-) Sedgemoor: 157 (-) Somerset West and Taunton: 203 (-) South Somerset: 153 (-)
There were four people whose deaths were recorded today, within 28 days of testing positive, across the UK.
More than 127,000 people have lost their lives across the UK since the start of the pandemic, but the daily death toll has been falling since the second peak on January 19.
There were also 179 people admitted to hospital across the UK in the past 24 hours, with the total for the past seven days now standing at 1,409 – a drop of more than 200 from the previous week.
As it stands, the number of people who received their first dose of the vaccine has almost reached 33 million, the current total being 32,932,448.
There are also now over 10 million people who have received their second stroke.
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This notice was published: 2021-04-19 20:29:55