There were 44 more cases of the coronavirus recorded in Somerset on Wednesday, June 9.
Among new cases recorded by Public Health England today, North Somerset recorded the highest number, with 16 positive tests returned.
Bath and North East Somerset recorded nine new cases and Sedgemoor recorded eight.
Somerset West and Taunton recorded six new cases, South Somerset had three and Mendip recorded two new cases.
This brings the total number of cases in Somerset since the start of the pandemic to 39,146.
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.
Bath and North East Somerset: 8,366 (+9)
Mendip: 3,498 (+2)
North Somerset: 10,217 (+16)
Sedgemoor: 5,493 (+8)
Somerset West and Taunton: 6,030 (+6)
Somerset South: 5,498 (+3)
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: 162 (-)
Somerset North: 315 (-)
Sedgemoor: 161 (-)
Somerset West and Taunton: 203 (-)
Somerset South: 154 (-)
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The government said as of 9 a.m. on Wednesday there had been 7,540 more laboratory-confirmed cases in the UK, the largest single-day increase since February 26.
The government also said six more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 127,860.
Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that there have been 153,000 registered deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
Government data up to June 8 shows that of the 69,251,163 injections given in the UK so far, 40,710,319 were first doses – an increase of 136,802 the day before.
Some 28,540,844 were second doses, an increase of 313,482.
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This notice was published: 2021-06-09 17:01:25