We are seeing a general trend of increased transmission in Somerset, across all age groups and within all districts. As of Friday 30th October, Somerset’s seven day infection rate was 67.1 new cases per 100,000. Between 18 October and 25 October, there were 381 new confirmed cases in the county. This week we can see an increase in the proportion of tests that are coming back positive; this shows us that the right people are getting a test, but also that our infection rates are increasing.
To read all the latest coronavirus news from Somerset County Council, click here: Somerset COVID Weekly Update 30th Oct