A FURTHER two confirmed Covid-19 cases have been recorded in Somerset.

The positive tests were made in the Mendip and Somerset West & Taunton districts of the county council area in the 24 hours to 5pm yesterday (Tuesday).

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 rises to 1,344.

The district totals stand at Mendip 143; Sedgemoor 401; Somerset West and Taunton 457; South Somerset 343.