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Somerset records three more coronavirus deaths as cases rise across the board Bath City News

According to government data, three more coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Somerset in the past 24 hours.

There was one fatality each in Mendip, North Somerset and Sedgemoor.

Across the county, 30 new cases of Covid have been confirmed in the same period.

The latest figures, released by Public Health England today (April 20), show that the number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test recorded in the county since the pandemic first struck now stands at 1,201.

North Somerset has seen the bulk of new Covid cases in the county, with 10 positive tests recorded.

South Somerset reported five new cases, while there were three in Bath and North East Somerset, six in Sedgemoor; and four in Somerset West and Taunton.

The other two cases were found in the Mendip region.

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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: 8206 (+3)

Mendip: 3,439 (+2)

North Somerset: 10044 (+10)

Sedgemoor: 5,343 (+6)

Somerset West and Taunton: 5,947 (+4)

Somerset South: 5,438 (+5)

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: 161 (+1) North Somerset: 308 (+1) Sedgemoor: 158 (+1)
Somerset West and Taunton: 203 (-) South Somerset: 153 (-)

UK figures

The government said 33 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 127,307.

Separate figures released by UK statistical agencies show that there have been 151,000 recorded deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

The government also said as of 9 a.m. on Tuesday there had been 2,524 more laboratory-confirmed cases in the UK.

This brings the total to 4,393,307.

Government data up to April 19 shows that of the 43,457,910 shots administered in the UK so far, 33,032,120 were first doses – an increase of 99,672 the day before.

Some 10,425,790 were second doses, an increase of 273,751.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-20 17:08:09