ONE more person in Somerset has sadly lost their live after contracting coronavirus.

The latest figures from NHS England show a total of 65 people across four NHS trusts in Somerset have sadly died.

Of that total, 44 deaths have taken place within Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Musgrove Park Hospital, 20 at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and three at Weston Area Health NHS Trust.

Across the UK, 36,042 people have died after testing positive for the virus, with updated figures expected later today.