The latest positive coronavirus test results in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have been delayed, although national figures have been updated. 

The government's coronavirus data website has not provided its usual daily update of confirmed positive tests in the local authority area.

It means yesterday's (Sunday, November 15) update, when a further 61 positive cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the previous 24 hours, is still the most recent figure.

This means the total number of positive test results recorded in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly remains at 3,280 since the start of the pandemic.

This represents a rate of 573.6 cases per 100,000 people since the start of the pandemic, which is still 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 477 cases confirmed in the seven days leading up to November 11. Data from the most recent five days is not shown due to being incomplete. This represents a weekly rate of 83.4 cases per 100,000 people.

The national figures have been updated, however, and these show that there were 21,363 new cases recorded in the UK today, bringing the total to 1,390,681 since the start of the pandemic.

Friday saw Cornwall's first confirmed hospital death for more than a month. One further person was reported to have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. The patient died on Sunday, November 8 but was only recorded on Friday's figures.

The total number of hospital deaths in Cornwall now stands at 95, with 69 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 has risen to 214 in the ONS figures.

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

Nationally a further 190 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 36,512.

Patients were aged between 29 and 100 years old. All except three (aged 65-90) had known underlying health conditions.

The dates of their deaths range from October 19 to November 15 and their families have been informed.

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