The latest positive coronavirus test results in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have been updated.

As of 4.13pm today (November 11) the data shows that a further 57 positive cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of positive test results recorded in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to 2,886 since the start of the pandemic.

This represents a rate of 504.7 cases per 100,000 people since the start of the pandemic, which is still far lower than many parts of the country where the majority of local authorities has a rate of over 1,000 or 2,000 people - and in some parts more than 4,000 people per 100,000.

There have been 376 cases confirmed in the seven days leading up to November 6. Data from the most recent five days is not shown due to being incomplete. This represents a weekly rate of 65.8 cases per 100,000 people.

Nationally, there were 22,950 new cases recorded in the UK, bringing the total to 1,256,725 since the start of the pandemic.

The most recent figures from the Office National Statistics, released yesterday, showed that there have been no new deaths relating to coronavirus in Cornwall registered in the preceding week.

The statistics 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 24 to October 30, but were registered to November 7.

The total number of hospital deaths in Cornwall remains at 94, with 68 of them recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust and 26 at the Cornwall Partnerships NHS Trust.

It means that Cornwall’s overall coronavirus death toll remains at 213 in the ONS figures.

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There have been no further deaths in Cornwall in the last 24 hours, but nationally a further 361 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 35,324.

Patients were aged between 43 and 102 years old. All except 20 (aged 58-95) had known underlying health conditions. NHS England said the dates of deaths range from 13 October to 10 November 2020. Their families have been informed.

There have been 14 deaths recorded in the south west in the past 24 hours.

In today’s coronavirus-related news:

Plans to introduce fortnightly rubbish and recycling collection services in Cornwall have been delayed by almost a year. The council said this week that this was due to new facilities having to be built and provided as well as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The latest figures for people testing positive for Covid-19 in Cornwall have been published and show that people in their 20s are displaying a higher number of cases than in any other age group.

The data, based on tests reported between November 3 and November 9, continues to show that, as was the case last week, Cornwall - along with Plymouth and the Devon County Council area - is seeing the highest prevalence of cases in the the 20 to 29 age group.

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Truro’s Christmas lights will be switched on next week by the town crier, Lionel Knight, in an online event, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event, hosted on Facebook, will feature a short, pre-recorded Christmas lights switch-on countdown film, which includes contributions from local dance companies and footage of past activities held in Truro.

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