FIFTEEN more people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Somerset.

Across the Somerset County Council area, a total of 655 people have tested positive for the virus.

Of those, 242 was in Somerset West and Taunton (up nine), 173 in South Somerset (no change), 177 in Sedgemoor (up five), and 63 in Mendip (up one).

Bath and North East Somerset has 230 confirmed cases, while North Somerset has 392.

Across the UK, 254,195 people have tested positive, while 36,393 have sadly died.