Ten new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Cornwall and the Isles of the Scilly over the weekend.

It is the biggest jump in cases seen by the region for a number of weeks.

At the start of the weekend there had been 909 lab-confirmed cases of the virus, as of Friday afternoon, but this rose by two on Saturday afternoon and a further eight yesterday afternoon.

It means that as of 3.59pm on Sunday there have been 919 cases in the local authority area and 299,426 in the UK as a whole – a rise of 747 on the previous day.

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However, as of yesterday the number of deaths in Cornwall's hospitals remains the same at 91, where it has stood since July 2.

The latest figure is due to be released by NHS England this afternoon.

The most recent figures from the Office for National Statistics, which has been collating numbers for all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community, showed an increase in the overall death total to 208 in Cornwall.

The ONS figures relate to deaths in the week of July 4 and July 10, but were registered up to July 18 and will be updated tomorrow.