The latest figures for positive coronavirus test results in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have been recorded and they show 39 new cases in the last 24 hours.

It means that as of 4.45pm today (Wednesday) there have now been a total of 1,931 positive test results recorded in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly since the start of the pandemic.
This represents a rate of transmission in the region of 337.7 cases per 100,000 people since the start of the pandemic, which while slowly rising is still relatively low compared to many parts of the country.
The seven-day rate of new cases has fallen in the latest update. Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly’s figure, which is correct as of Monday evening, is now 26.2 cases per 100,000 people.
This was compared to 195 cases in the previous week, which was a rate of 34.1 per 100,000.
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Across the UK the overall case figure now sits at 789,229 – a rise of 26,688 cases on the previous day.
One death relating to coronavirus in Cornwall was 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 October 3 to October 9, but were registered up to October 17.
The death, which was of a Cornish person in hospital, is the first in Cornwall to be registered for seven weeks.
Another death – also of a Cornish person in hospital which occurred in the week of April 4 to April 10 – has also been registered this week.
The county’s first hospital death since September 22 was reported on Saturday, October 10.
The death was recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro on Thursday but was only reported in the figures from NHS England on Saturday.
It takes the total number of hospital deaths in Cornwall up to 94, with 68 of them recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust and 26 at the Cornwall Partnerships NHS Trust.
There have been no further deaths in Cornwall in the last 24 hours, but nationally a further 94 people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 31,275.
Patients were aged between 49 and 97 years old. All but one patient (aged 71) had known underlying health conditions.
Date of death ranges from 14 October to 20 October 2020 with the majority being on or after 17 October.
Their families have been informed.
There were two deaths reported in the south west as a whole.
In today’s coronavirus-related news:
Staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals are inviting health and care colleagues and members of the public across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to join them this Thursday to pause and reflect on the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on us all.
Through this virtual event the staff want to reaffirm our commitment to stand with one another as we head into an uncertain few months.
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A case of coronavirus has been confirmed in a primary school in Truro.
The confirmed case is at St Mary’s C of E School in Higher Trehaverne.
A spokesperson from Cornwall Council said: “The Department for Education and Cornwall Council are working together to support staff, parents and the children at St Marys C of E Primary School, following a confirmed case of Covid-19 at the setting."
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Pizza chain Domino's has called on people across the country to nominate their 'local legends' - the outstanding key workers who go above and beyond for their communities.
The competition will give winners free pizza for them, their household and their work colleagues for a whole year.
As the UK once again faces the reality of further restrictions, Domino’s says it wants to recognise the efforts of all the unsung heroes keeping the country going.
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