There has been one new case of coronavirus confirmed for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in the latest update.

The figure now stands at 961 as of 4pm yesterday, compared to 960 a day earlier.

Across the UK there have now been 322,280 cases of the virus as of Monday afternoon – a rise of 1,182 on the previous day.

On Tuesday a coronavirus death was registered in Cornwall for the first time in a month.

This week's Office for National Statistics (ONS) information, released on Tuesday, showed that one death had been registered in a care home in Cornwall.

The latest figures from the ONS, which has been collating data for deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community, relate to the week of August 1 to August 7, but were registered up to August 15.

It means that Cornwall's overall coronavirus death toll has risen to 209, the first increase since July 21, when it rose by one on the previous week's update.

There have been no hospital deaths in Cornwall since July 2. The total stands at 91.

Friday's national update from NHS England, which only includes hospital deaths, show that a further five people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,490.

Patients were aged between 41 and 96 years old. All had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

There have been no further deaths in the south west as a whole.

In today's coronavirus news:

The number of cases of coronavirus in Cornwall is a third lower than it was three weeks ago.

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