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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • 'For the first time ever, I'm scared to go to work,' says Taunton NHS worker amid coronavirus confusion - 'FOR the first time ever, I'm scared to go to work.'
  • Coronavirus deaths in UK pass 1,000 as another Cabinet minister self isolates - THE number of people who have died after contracting coronavirus passed 1,000 as it was revealed another Cabinet minister has been forced to self-isolate.
  • Investigation launched after Somerset bus driver 'spat at' and threatened with coronavirus - AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after after a bus driver was allegedly spat at and threatened with coronavirus.
  • How to help people who are isolated during the coronavirus outbreak - RESIDENTS are being reminded that they can still help their community and those most in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • School donates goggles to Musgrove Park Hospital to help staff caring for patients with coronavirus - KIND hearted school staff have delivered hundreds of pairs of goggles to Musgrove Park Hospital for staff to use during the coronavirus crisis
  • All non-urgent operations suspended for 'at least three months' at all Somerset hospitals - ALL non-urgent elective operations will be suspended in every hospital in Somerset for 'at least three months', Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced.
  • Closed theatre remains grateful for the community support - IF, like me, you were looking forward to Pete Firman and The Amazing TBC this weekend, then don’t worry because the show is being postponed and it is definitely a show to look forward to once we are all out of isolation.
  • Somerset woman wins £1.3million on £8 Paddy power bet - A SOMERSET woman has won herself more than £1million after placing an £8 bet.
  • Thousands of new homes in Taunton still years from being built - THOUSANDS of new homes on three key Taunton sites are still years from being built.
  • Donate NOW to help Musgrove Park Hospital NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis - AN appeal to help NHS staff at Musgrove Park Hospital has been launched as the coronavirus crisis continues.
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  • Coronavirus: Canal towpaths 'like middle of Tesco' - Bosses defend keeping canal towpaths open despite residents saying social-distancing is impossible.
  • Coronavirus: Bath backpacker desperately trying to get home - Jazz Turner says two flights from Australia have been cancelled is not sure when she will return.
  • Heirloom plants: Saving the nation's seeds from extinction - The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a comeback.
  • Shapwick School near Bridgwater in 'shock' collapse - The special needs school is set to close at the end of term after running out of funds.
  • Coronavirus: Zoo 'overwhelmed' with animal food donations - Tropiquaria Zoo had warned its animals were at risk of euthanasia if food became "unaffordable".
  • Coronavirus information: What should I do? - Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.
  • Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself? - The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it and what are the symptoms?
  • Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation? - Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.
  • Coronavirus: What it does to the body - What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
  • Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area? - Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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     | 2:50 pm

  • Coronavirus: Number of UK deaths rises above 1,000 - UK deaths have reached 1,019, as the government ramps up testing for frontline hospital staff.
  • Coronavirus: Testing rolled out for frontline NHS staff - It comes as the number of people who have died with the virus in the UK rose by 260 to 1,019 on Saturday.
  • Coronavirus: India defiant as millions struggle under lockdown - The government defends strict lockdown measures that have left millions stranded and without food.
  • Coronavirus cradle Wuhan partly reopens after lockdown - People enter the Chinese city where the coronavirus outbreak began for the first time in months.
  • Coronavirus: Deserted London landmarks seen from above - Some of the city's most popular landmarks are devoid of the usual crowds as people stay indoors to help combat coronavirus.
  • How the UK’s coronavirus epidemic compares to other countries - Comparing the UK’s epidemic to other countries after Friday saw the biggest rise in deaths so far.
  • Coronavirus: Stay fit to fight the virus, say medics - Prepare for coronavirus like you would prepare for surgery, experts advise.
  • Coronavirus: Trump signs into law largest bailout in US history - The $2 trillion boost is the largest ever as virus cases continue to rise, hitting the economy.
  • Coronavirus: UK wary of international market for ventilators - The UK is avoiding buying from middlemen as prices rocket amid feverish global trading conditions.
  • Coronavirus in Wales: Flood-hit families struggle with virus - Flooding triggered by storms caused hundreds of millions of pounds of damage in Wales.
  • Coronavirus: FA wants Women's Super League season completed by August - The Football Association remains determined to complete the Women's Super League season - but wants it finished by early August.
  • ‘My dream home hangs in the balance’ - Government advice to "postpone a move if at all possible" amid the coronavirus outbreak has left many plans in flux.
  • Coronavirus lockdown: Clubbers go online for music - With the coronavirus lockdown bringing normal nightlife to an end, some enterprising DJs are going online.
  • Coronavirus: Social distancing gig on a houseboat - A community of houseboat owners in Bristol find a unique way to come together during the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Pope gives prayer to empty St Peter's Square - The service usually only happens twice a year but was given as Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 9,000.