According to data from Public Health England released on Monday evening (October 4), there have been 431 positive coronavirus tests in the region in the past 24 hours.

Locally, the largest single-day increase was in Bath and northeast Somerset, where there were 91 more cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total for the local authorities area to 18,689.

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The smallest increase in Somerset was recorded in southern Somerset, where there were only 55 new cases.

No new coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in the region, meaning the total remains at 1,301. However, the government has warned that one of its data sources on the number of people who died in the 28 days following a positive death has been delayed.

This means that today’s numbers may be lower than the actual number. The delayed numbers will be included in the number released on October 5.

The government said 33 more people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Monday, bringing the UK total to 136,986.

Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that there have been 161,000 registered deaths in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

At 9 a.m. on Monday, there had been 35,077 more laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK, the government said.

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.

North Somerset: 20 107 (+73)

Bath and North East Somerset: 18 689 (+91)

Somerset South: 12,284 (+55)

Sedgemoor: 11 668 (+59)

Somerset West and Taunton: 11 896 (+80)

Mendip: 8 697 (+73)

The number of deaths recorded in each neighborhood in Somerset since the start of the pandemic is as follows:

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Source: www.somersetlive.co.uk
This notice was published: 2021-10-04 16:38:53

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