Coronavirus updates – Latest case figures, NHS worker death

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In the past seven days in Bristol, just three people have tested positive for Covid-19, and in the month of June as a whole so far, there have been 18 new cases in the city.

In North Somerset, there have been more new cases in June than anywhere else in the West of England region.

The current total number of people who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in North Somerset stands at 491 – that’s an increase of two since Friday and four in the past seven days.

Bath and North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire have seen just a handful of new cases in the month of June. In B&NES the total stands at 238 – an increase of just five since the start of June.

In South Gloucestershire, a total of 406 people have tested positive for coronavirus, an increase of three this month so far.

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Tributes have also been paid to a popular member of staff at Bristol’s hospitals – who has died from coronavirus this week.

Carlton Moyston had worked for years as one of the drivers of the free hospital bus that went from Temple Meads and the city centre to the Bristol Royal Infirmary and other hospital sites.

Meanwhile, the UK’s mobile testing unit capacity is to be boosted by the largest deployment of armed forces personnel during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Bristol Live has contacted the Ministry of Defence to see if they are increasing mobile testing resources or army personnel at Bristol Airport.

We will bring you all the latest coronavirus updates from across Bristol and the UK through this live blog.

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