More than a dozen new coronavirus cases recorded across Somerset

Three areas across Somerset recorded an increase in coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours (September 3), according to the latest data.

A total of 13 new cases were reported today, which is more than doubled yesterday’s six for the county.

North Somerset saw an increase of seven further patients being infected, taking the total to 961 – by far the biggest toll for any area in Somerset.

While both Bath and North East Somerset and South Somerset recorded a rise of three, bringing the district’s totals to 417 and 359 respectively.

The overall number of coronavirus cases across Somerset since the start of the pandemic stands at 2,773.

UK-wide there were 1,735 new cases confirmed today, bringing the nation’s total to 340,411.

Covid deaths

No new deaths have been reported in Somerset’s hospitals in the past 24 hours.

The number of people to have died across the county after testing positive for the virus remains at 150.

Nationally, 13 further deaths were recorded today, bringing the UK’s total to 41,527.

District break down of figures

  • Bath and North East Somerset, 417 (an increase of three)
  • Mendip, 159 (no increase)
  • North Somerset, 961 (an increase of seven)
  • Sedgemoor, 414 (no increase)
  • South Somerset, 359 (an increase of three)
  • Somerset West and Taunton, was not on the list.

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