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Twenty-one new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Somerset – while another person diagnosed with the virus has died.

The death was reported in Sedgemoor, bringing its total since the start of the pandemic to 161.

At least one death has been confirmed in the county for seven consecutive days.

However, two deaths were removed from the total for Mendip today (Thursday April 29).

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 five in Sedgemoor, four each in South Somerset, Mendip and Somerset West and Taunton and two in Bath and North East Somerset and North 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: 8238 (+2)

Mendip: 3,464 (+4)

North Somerset: 10 085 (+2)

Sedgemoor: 5,379 (+5)

Somerset West and Taunton: 5,971 (+4)

Somerset South: 5,458 (+4)

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 (2 removed from total)

North Somerset: 313 (-)

Sedgemoor: 161 (+1)

Somerset West and Taunton: 203 (-)

Somerset South: 153 (-)

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The government said 22 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the UK total to 127,502.

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. Thursday there had been 2,445 more laboratory-confirmed cases in the UK.

This brings the total to 4,414,242.

How many people have received the vaccine?

Government data up to April 28 shows that of the 48,138,009 jabs administered in the UK so far, 34,094,048 were first doses – an increase of 134,140 the day before.

Some 14,043,961 were second doses, an increase of 462,885.

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Source: www.somersetlive.co.uk
This notice was published: 2021-04-29 19:07:11