THE number of coronavirus cases has risen by five - bringing the county's total to 36.

Latest figures from Public Health England show a total of 19,522 positive cases across the UK, with 127,737 people being tested for the virus.

As of 5pm on March 29, of those hospitalised in the UK, 1,228 have sadly died.

On Saturday (March 28) in a statement Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust confirmed that three people died at Musgrove Park Hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.