A FURTHER two positive Covid-19 tests have been recorded in Somerset.

Both of the new confirmed cases in the 24 hour period to 5pm yesterday (Tuesday) were in the Somerset West and Taunton district.

It takes to 1,316 the total number of cases recorded in the county council area.

That consists of the district totals of: Mendip 132; Sedgemoor 395; Somerset West and Taunton 449; and South Somerset 340.

There were no coronavirus-related deaths in the county over the same period.