THERE have been NO new Covid-19 confirmed cases in the latest Public Health England figures.

The figures relate to the 24 hours to 5pm yesterday (Wednesday) and are for the county council area.

Over the same period, NHS England reports that there were no coronavirus-related deaths in the county.

The total number of positive lab, hospital and community tests in Somerset remains at 1,281.

The positive test result totals for each district are:

123 in Mendip; 391 in Sedgemoor; 436 in Somerset West and Taunton; and 331 in South Somerset.