Hospitals closed to visitors. This includes Musgrove Park Hospital, Yeovil Hospital, all mental health units and all community hospitals. There are some exceptions. For more information see the Taunton & Somerset NHS  Foundation Trust website

Clarks Village will be closed until further notice

Burns the Bread is closed until further notice



Global death toll passes 20,000; confirmed cases 450,000; 110,000 people have recovered

A quarter of the world’s population is now living under some form of lockdown

Prince Charles tests positive for virus with “mild symptoms”

Another 28 people have died from coronavirus in England, according to the latest numbers from the NHS.

This brings the total number of deaths in the country to 414.

Major supermarkets in the UK are bringing in measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including limiting the number of people in stores and floor markings to help customers maintain a safe distance while queuing.

PM warned firms against profiteering during times of shortage and said the government might use the law to stop it

The UK government’s chief medical adviser said there was a “bottleneck” in ramping up testing amid global demand

He said an antibody test – to see if people had had the virus – was being developed but would not be online next week

He added the UK’s modelling on the spread of the virus was based on “quite a lot of people” still having to go in to work

He also said that find a package to support the self employed was “tricky”