THERE have been three more new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Somerset in the latest figures.

All three positive tests in the 24 hours to 5pm yesterday (Wednesday) were in South Somerset.

There were no new cases in Mendip, Sedgemoor and Somerset West and Taunton.

The total number of confirmed cases in the county council area has now risen to 1,395.

The district totals now stand at Mendip 159 (no change); Sedgemoor 414 (no change); Somerset West and Taunton 463 (no change); and South Somerset 359 (up three).