Six more coronavirus cases diagnosed in North Somerset

PUBLISHED: 11:32 10 June 2020

The Governments Test and Trace programme comes to Honiton. Picture: Pixabay

The Governments Test and Trace programme comes to Honiton. Picture: Pixabay


Six more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset.

Public Health England figures show that 480 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am yesterday (Tuesday) morning in North Somerset, up from 474 the same time on Monday. A week before, there were 451 cases.

Cases have increased by 1 per cent over the last 24 hours, on a par with the rate of increase across the UK of 1 per cent.

They were among the 7,852 cases recorded across the South West, a figure which rose by 23 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.

Across the UK, 289,140 people had tested positive for coronavirus as of 9am on Tuesday, up from 287,399 at the same point on Monday.

As of 5pm on Monday, 40,883 had died.

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