There has been a significant spike in coronavirus cases across Somerset over the past 24 hours.

Today (October 23), 184 injuries were recorded in all six regions of the governorate.

Today’s numbers are 18 times those recorded at the end of September, which It was about 10 a day.

For the second day in a row, North Somerset It saw the largest increase, with 62 new cases.

Bath and Northeast Somerset It also registered a marked increase, with 55 lab tests positive overnight.

at the same time, Sedgemoor It saw an increase of 25, with 24 new confirmed infections in Somerset West and Tunton.

The number of deaths from the Corona virus in the United Kingdom increased by 224, with 20,530 new cases confirmed.

The tragic figure – a sharp rise from the 189 deaths announced yesterday – was released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

It is almost three times higher than it was two weeks ago, and six times more than it was a month ago, on September 23.

Local breakdown of positive test results

  • Bath and Northeast Somerset – 1240 (+55)
  • Mandip – 378 (+8)
  • North Somerset – 1,615 (+62)
  • Sedgemoor – 639 (+25)
  • Somerset West and Taunton – 795 (+24)
  • South Somerset – 569 (+10)

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The rate of R

Coronavirus infection is spreading most rapidly in the southwest From anywhere else in the UK, the most recent numbers appear.

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The growth rate, which reflects how quickly the number of infections is changing day after day, has decreased slightly, between +5 to +9 percent. This compares to +6 and +10 in the past week.

It’s nearly double the rate of England, which this week has fallen to +3 to +5 per cent.

While our R remained in our region between 1.3 and 1.6.

This means that, on average, every 10 people who contract the virus will continue to infect between 13 and 16 more people.

The R at the national level has decreased to between 1.2 to 1.4, compared to last week’s 1.3 and 1.5.