THERE were FOUR new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Somerset in the latest daily figures.

Public Health England announced TWO positive tests in the Sedgemoor district and the same number for Somerset West and Taunton.

The latest figures for the county council area relate to the 24 hours to 5pm on Friday.

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 has now risen to 1,287.

The positive test result totals for each district are: 123 in Mendip; 393 in Sedgemoor; 439 in Somerset West and Taunton; and 332 in South Somerset.