THREE new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in one Somerset district. 

The new cases were confirmed in the Mendip district.

Somerset West & Taunton, Sedgemoor and South Somerset recorded no new confirmed cases of the virus up to 5pm yesterday.

The county total of confirmed Covid-19 cases now stands at 1,503.

The district totals are Mendip 198; Sedgemoor 435; Somerset West & Taunton 489; and South Somerset 381.