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Somerset records 135 more Covid cases, most cases from just two regions Bath City News

Somerset has recorded 135 more cases of the coronavirus – with official figures showing most cases have been found in just two parts of the county.

Together, Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset accounted for 75% of all new cases recorded in the past 24 hours.

Bath and North East Somerset recorded the highest number of new cases, with 59 positive tests returned. Meanwhile, North Somerset has recorded 43 cases of the virus.

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All other areas of the county have reported much lower cases of the virus. South Somerset recorded the lowest number of cases, after finding just three positive tests.

Today’s 135 new cases are the highest number of cases recorded in Somerset since February 12, when 143 new cases were found in a single day.

Since the start of the pandemic, there are now 40,241 confirmed cases of the virus 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:

Bath and North East Somerset: 8,775 (+59)
Mendip: 3,567 (+6)
Somerset North: 10 547 (+43)
Sedgemoor: 5,622 (+15)
Somerset West and Taunton: 6,159 (+9)
Somerset South: 5,571 (+3)

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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 and deaths removed from the total after past data revisions, in parentheses.

Bath and North East Somerset: 217 (-) Mendip: 160 (-) North Somerset: 318 (-) Sedgemoor: 165 (-) Somerset West and Taunton: 195 (-) South Somerset: 160 (-) The national photo

The government said as of 9 a.m. on Wednesday there had been 16,135 other laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the UK – the highest daily toll since February 6.

The government also said 19 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 128,027.

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.

Meanwhile, government data up to June 22 shows that of the 75,188,795 injections given in the UK so far, 43,448,680 were first doses – an increase of 299,837 the day before.

Some 31,740,115 were second doses, an increase of 250,875.

The figures include all vaccinations reported before midnight on June 22, including those recorded in pen and paper by NHS England following a computer system crash.

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