Another person in Somerset is confirmed to have caught the COVID-19 virus, according to figures from Public Health England.

The total number of people diagnosed in the county with the Coronavirus stands at 22 - up one from yesterday.

People are being urged to adhere to strict Government guidelines to combat the disease as the total number of people infected nationally spirals.

The UK total is now 9,529, up from 8,077 24 hours earlier.

England has 7,973 cases (up from 6,843); Scotland 719 (584); Wales 628 (478); and Northern Ireland 209 (172).

The true figures are believed to be much higher.