THERE have again been no new confirmed Covid-19 cases and no coronavirus related deaths in Somerset in the latest 24-hour period.

The figures for the period to 5pm yesterday (Thursday) mean there have been a total of 1,288 positive lab, hospital and community tests in the county council area.

That consists of 123 in Mendip; 393 in Sedgemoor; 440 in Somerset West and Taunton; and 332 in South Somerset.