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Somerset Covid at latest with 13 new cases reported and one more person dies Bath City News

Thirteen more cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Somerset – while another has died after testing positive for the virus.

The death was reported to Mendip, bringing his total since the start of the pandemic to 162.

This marks the sixth consecutive day that at least one death has been confirmed in the county.

Numbers are often adjusted at a later date as the data is revised.

Among the new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the county, there were two in North Somerset, eight in Sedgemoor and one each in Bath and North East Somerset, and in Somerset West and Taunton. One case was taken out of the total in southern Somerset.

Distribution of positive test results in Somerset

The number of positive test results in each area since the start of the pandemic is recorded below, with the new positive test results in parentheses, and the number of cases deleted if applicable:

Bath and North East Somerset: 8236 (+1)

Mendip: 3,460 (+1)

North Somerset: 10,083 (+2)

Sedgemoor: 5,374 (+8)

Somerset West and Taunton: 5967 (+1)

South Somerset: 5,454 (one deleted case)

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: 162 (+1)

North Somerset: 313 (-)

Sedgemoor: 160 (-)

Somerset West and Taunton: 203 (-)

Somerset South: 153 (-)

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The government said 29 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 127,480.

Separate figures released by UK statistical agencies show that there have been 152,000 recorded deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

The government also said as of 9 a.m. on Wednesday there had been 2,166 more laboratory-confirmed cases in the UK.

This brings the total to 4,411,797.

How many people have received the vaccine?

Government data up to April 27 shows that of the 47,540,984 jabs administered in the UK so far, 33,959,908 were first doses – an increase of 116,328 the day before.

Some 13,581,076 were second doses, an increase of 379,265.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-28 18:29:26