THERE were no confirmed new cases of Covid-19 in Somerset over the weekend.

Public Health England reported there were no positive tests in the county council area in the 24 hours to 5pm yesterday (Sunday).

It followed a clear 24 hours in the period to 5pm on Saturday.

NHS England also reported no coronavirus-related deaths in the county over the weekend.

The total number of positive lab, hospital and community tests in Somerset remains at 1,287.

The total number of confirmed cases in each district is: 123 in Mendip; 393 in Sedgemoor; 439 in Somerset West and Taunton; and 332 in South Somerset.