THE total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Somerset now stands at 620.

The latest Public Health England figures for the 24 hours to 5pm on Saturday show a further two people in the county council area contracted the virus.

The total is made up of 227 in the Somerset West and Taunton patch; 169 in South Somerset; 162 in Sedgemoor; and 60 in Mendip.

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That represents an increase of one person in Mendip and one in Sedgemoor on the previous 24 hour period.