SOMERSET was free from new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the most recent 24-hour period.

No tests for the coronavirus in the county council area came back positive in the period to 5pm yesterday (Monday).

And there were no coronavirus-related deaths reported in the county over the same period.

It means the total number of recorded cases in the county remains at 1,342.

The district totals stand at Mendip 142; Sedgemoor 401; Somerset West and Taunton 456; South Somerset 343.