THERE were 42 positive coronavirus tests reported in Somerset up to 5pm yesterday (October 16).

Sedgemoor cases rose by 13 and there were 11 new cases in Somerset West and Taunton.

Both Mendip and South Somerset have nine new cases each.

The figures show there have been a total of 2,133 cases in Somerset.

The totals for each district are as follows:

  • Mendip: 327
  • Sedgemoor: 565
  • Somerset West and Taunton: 711
  • South Somerset: 530