THE number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Somerset jumped from 15 to 21 in the past 24 hours, according to Public Health England.

It is the largest daily increase recorded in the county so far.

The UK total now stands at 8,077 cases, with 6,843 in England; 584 in Scotland; 478 in Wales; and 172 in Northern Ireland.

The total number of deaths attributed to the COVID-19 is 422.