There have been no new deaths in Cornwall involving patients with coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

Public Health England and NHS England have released today's figures on the number of people who have died after testing positive for COVID-19.

In the UK as a whole a further 708 people have died nationally after being tested positive for coronavirus.

Specifically in England, a further 637 people who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in the country to 3,939.

Patients were aged between five years and 104 years old. Of the 637 patients (aged between 48 and 93 years old) 40 had no known underlying health condition. Their families have been informed.

However, no new deaths have been reported by the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, with the figure remaining at 21, the same as yesterday.

It has now been confirmed that there have been 24 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cornwall in the last 24 hours.

The current figure now stands at 149.

In the UK as a whole there are now 41,903 confirmed cases of the virus - an increase of 3,735 in the past 24 hours.