Dr Bruce Laurence, Director of Public Health at Bath & North East Somerset Council, yesterday called for people in the Somer Valley to “up their game” in responding to a worrying increase in Covid-19 cases in the area. Following the increase in confirmed cases, Public Health England, Bath & North East Somerset Council and Somerset County Council are working together to manage the situation.
The Somer Valley area falls mainly in Bath and North East Somerset but also crosses the border into Somerset. Bath & North East Somerset Council and Somerset County Council are working closely with PHE and other partners to manage the increase in the Midsomer Norton, Radstock and surrounding areas. As a precautionary action this includes supporting licensed premises to ensure that guidelines are followed on social distancing, test and trace and all other preventative measures. Read more here….