THE latest coronavirus figures for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have been published this afternoon.

The NHS England update confirms that the total number of deaths in hospitals remains at 90 – a figure that has not increased since June 2.

However, the NHS England figure only covers deaths in hospitals, with the overall total for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, including in care homes and the wider community, standing at 203 in the latest weekly Office for National Statistics update issued last Tuesday.

That figure is due to be updated tomorrow.

Across England a further 20 people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,338.

Patients were aged between 55 and 98 years old. All patients had underlying health conditions, NHS England said, and their families have been informed.

As of Sunday night there have been 593 confirmed coronavirus cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, out of a local population of 571,802.

In today's coronavirus news:

Rick Stein's Porthleven restaurant will not be reopening when coronavirus restrictions are lifted, it has been confirmed.

The Packet reported on Friday that the port site was the only one in the chef's Cornish network that was not taking bookings from July 4, the provisional date that the Government has set for restaurants to reopen.

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A mobile coronavirus testing centre has been opened up in Falmouth.

Testing began at the Falmouth Rugby Club home ground in Tregenver Road on Thursday and will continue until further notice.

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Shoppers in Redruth have been adapting to the ‘new normal’ on the high street as non-essential business opened to the public last week.

Mayor of Redruth Deborah Reeve spent the week in the town centre assisting shoppers and offering advice to visitors.

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Listeners to the south west's Goldmine radio station have been nominating 'Unsung Heroes' that have helped them during the Covid-19 lockdown period.

The station are looking to recognise people that have been on the front line, not only NHS workers but drivers, delivery people, postal workers or neighbours who've been helping out with shopping while someone has been self-isolating.

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