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Three more people die from coronavirus in Somerset – latest breakdown Bath City News

Three other people have died after being diagnosed with coronavirus in Somerset.

Two deaths have been reported in North Somerset in the past 24 hours, and one in the Sedgemoor area.

This is the second day in a row that three deaths have been confirmed in the county.

These deaths bring the total recorded in Somerset since the start of the pandemic to 1,204.

There have also been 21 new confirmed cases of Covid in the county, eight of which have been recorded in the Mendip area.

There were five new positive tests in Bath and North East Somerset, three in South Somerset, two each in Sedgemoor and Somerset West and Taunton, with one additional infection in North Somerset.

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The new cases in Somerset are part of a total of 2,678 registered across the UK in the past 24 hours, bringing the national total to 4,401,109.

The R rate for the Southwest has remained between 0.7 and 1.1, meaning that every ten people infected in the region could infect an additional seven to eleven people.

The potential rate of 1.1 in the South West is higher than expected for England as a whole.

The national R rate has increased slightly over the past week, with the new rate falling in a range of 0.8 to 1.0 – a slight increase from the 0.7 to 1.0 rate reported the week. last.

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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: 8216 (+5)

Mendip: 3,456 (+8)

North Somerset: 10,059 (+1)

Sedgemoor: 5,355 (+2)

Somerset West and Taunton: 5,956 (+2)

Somerset South: 5,445 (+3)

Distribution of Covid deaths for each region of Somerset

The number of deaths within 28 days of testing positive 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: 310 (+2) Sedgemoor: 160 (+1) Somerset West and Taunton: 203 (-) South Somerset: 153 (-)

UK figures

There were 40 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.

According to the latest figures, 174 people have also been admitted to hospital across the UK, with the total in the previous seven days now standing at 1,161 – a drop of nearly 300 in the previous seven days.

As it stands, the number of people who received their first dose of the vaccine has exceeded 33 million, to the current total of 33,388,637.

There are also now over 11 million people who have received their second stroke.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-23 18:55:23