THREE more coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in hospital in Somerset in the latest 24-hour period.

Two people died in the care of Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, which was recently formed through the merger of Musgrove Park Hospital-based Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

There was another Covid-19 death at Yeovil.

The death toll in the area covered by Somerset County Council is now 63.