ANOTHER hospital death in Cornwall from coronavirus has been recorded.

The patient died at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, which has now had 67 deaths.

Cornwall Partnerships NHS Trust remains at 26, which makes a new combined total of 93 hospital deaths.

Nationally, Tuesday's NHS England figures, which only cover hospital deaths due to coronavirus, show that a further 28 people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,785.

Patients were aged between 56 and 92 years old. All but two patients had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from March 31 to September 21, 2020.

Their families have been informed.

One other death was recorded in the south west as a whole.

No deaths relating to coronavirus in Cornwall were registered in the most recent weekly period, latest Office for National Statistics figures reveal.

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 September 5 to September 11, but were registered up to September 19.

It means that Cornwall's overall coronavirus death toll remains at 210.

The ONS data does not include the most recent death, confirmed today by NHS England.

There have been 13 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly over the last 24 hours.

The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 for the local authority area now sits at 1,171 as of 4.09pm today.

This represents a rate of 204.8 confirmed cases per 100,000 people, which remains one of the lowest in the country.

Across the UK there have now been 403,551 cases of the virus as of this afternoon – a rise of 4,926 on the previous day. It is the highest daily figure since May 7.

In today's coronavirus news:

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined a number of new coronavirus rules in a bid to curb the number of cases across the UK.

Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus rules across England.

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The leader of Cornwall Council has called for urgent action to fix the Covid-19 testing system which he says “isn’t working”.

Julian German made the comments in his announcements to a meeting of the full council this morning.

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On Sunday, September 20, a very special ice cream was served at Pendennis Point and near the Docks in Falmouth.

In a tribute to popular ice cream seller Alan Hitchens, who passed away after catching coronavirus, his famous 'Jazzer' ice cream was served for the day by Richard Pacy, who looked on him as a father figure, and his family.

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A Pool Academy student has turned entrepreneur during lockdown after creating her own business.

Ruby Payne, who is in Year 8, started her own shop in March and six months later she is now boasting a record sale of 20 purchases in just 24 hours.

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