THERE have been six positive Covid-19 tests in Somerset in the latest 24-hour period.

Of those, four were in Mendip and two were in Sedgemoor in the period to 5pm yesterday (Tuesday).

No new confirmed cases were recorded in Somerset West & Taunton or South Somerset.

It means the total number of recorded cases in the county council area now stands at 1,485.

The district totals are Mendip 188; Sedgemoor 431; Somerset West & Taunton 489; and South Somerset 377.