A TOTAL of seven cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Somerset.

Public Health England has released the figure of people in the county diagnosed with COVID-19 - but there are probably many more with the virus.

There are also four confirmed cases in North Somerset and three in Bath and North East Somerset.

PHE says a total of 2,626 people have been diagnosed nationwide, with that figure rising by the hour.

Somerset man Nick Matthews, from Nailsea, died in hospital from Coronavirus earlier this week.