There have been 55 new cases of coronavirus confirmed across Bath and Somerset but no new deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The daily data supplied by Public Health England today (Saturday, February 27) has updated the total number of positive coronavirus tests across the county since the beginning of the pandemic to 36,592.

The areas to have seen the most new cases in the region were Mendip and Somerset West and Taunton, with both areas seeing 12 new cases.

There were nine new cases in both North Somerset and Sedgemoor, seven in South Somerset and six in Bath and North East Somerset.

There have been no new deaths within 28 days of a positive test recorded in any of the regions of Bath and Somerset in the most recent 24 hours, meaning the total across the region remains at 1,164.

The new cases recorded in the county today were part of a total of 7,434 total positive tests across the UK in the last 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total to 4,170,519.

Breakdown of positive test results

The number of positive test results in each area since the pandemic began is recorded below, with new positive test results in brackets.

  • Bath and North East Somerset: 7,977 (+6)

  • Mendip: 3,251 (+12)

  • North Somerset: 9,642 (+9)

  • Sedgemoor: 5,002 (+9)

  • Somerset West and Taunton: 5,761 (+12)

  • South Somerset: 4,959 (+7)

Covid death breakdown for each Somerset area

The number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test result in each area since the pandemic began is recorded below, with new deaths in brackets.

  • Bath and North East Somerset: 216 (-)
  • Mendip: 155 (-)
  • North Somerset: 300 (-)
  • Sedgemoor: 151 (-)
  • Somerset West and Taunton: 196 (-)
  • South Somerset: 146 (-)

UK figures

The number of people who died today, within 28 days of a positive test, totalled 290.

Over 122,000 have lost their lives across the UK since the pandemic began, but the daily number of fatalities has been on the decline since the second peak on January 19.

Around one month ago, around 1,138 people were dying every day and the death rate has fallen consistently since then.

There were also 1,111 people admitted to hospital across the UK over the last 24 hours, with the total over the last seven days now sitting at 8,452 – a decline of nearly 2,500 on the previous week.

As things stand, the number of people have received their first vaccine dose is rapidly approaching 20 million, with the current total sitting at 19,682,048.

There have also now been more than 765,000 who have received their second jab.

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