THE total number of Covid-19 related deaths in Somerset has passed 200 following the latest daily figures.

A further six deaths were recorded in the county council area in the latest 24-hour figures of people who have died within 28 days of testing positive for the virus.

Of those, there were two each in Mendip, Sedgemoor and South Somerset.

There were no reported deaths in Somerset West and Taunton.

The overall total of deaths in Somerset has now reached 201.