The latest information relating to Covid-19 in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has now been updated.

There have been no further hospital deaths recorded today, after a rise for the last four days.

Yesterday (Friday) saw one new death was recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, bringing its total to 168, with the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust total remaining at 55.

The total number of Covid-19 deaths in total in Cornwall's hospitals since the start of the pandemic now sits 223.

However, the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – is now at 404 recorded in the 28 days after a positive test result, including four today.

The number of deaths simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate remains at 378, with this figure updated weekly. There was a rise of 54 in the most recent update, with the figures refreshed on Tuesday.

Nationally a further 436 people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 78,588.

Patients were aged between 21 and 100 years old. All except ten – aged 49 to 89 years old – had known underlying health conditions and their families have been informed.

The date of their deaths ranged from January 4 to February 12, 2021.

Of those 20 were in the South West.

The overall UK figures today show 621 more people to have died within 28 days of their first positive test result.

This takes the total number of UK deaths within 28 days to 116,908. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

As of 4pm today (Saturday, February 13) there have been 40 new cases of Covid-19 recorded in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in the previous 24 hours.

The total number of cases in the local authority area since the start of the pandemic now sits at 13,252.

The seven-day rolling total of cases is now 464 cases recorded in the seven days leading up to February 8. Data from the most recent five days is not shown due to being incomplete.

This represents a weekly rate of 81.1 cases per 100,000 people.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK has increased by 13,308 in 24 hours.

This brings the total to 4,027,106 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

As of today (Saturday, February 13) 14,556,827 people in the UK have received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 534,869 people have had their second dose.

In other coronavirus news:

A holiday home owner who complained that Cornwall Council refused to pay him a £10,000 Covid-19 grant has had his complaint rejected.

The holiday home owner, identified just as Mr X, went to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman (LGSCO) after his application for a business support grant was refused by Cornwall Council.

Read the full story here.

Environment Secretary George Eustice has experienced first-hand the work undertaken at one of Cornwall’s vaccination centres during a virtual visit to the centre at Stithians showground.

It's as it was revealed how many first doses of the vaccine have been delivered to arms in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, up to Thursday this week.

Read the full story here.

Almost 200 businesses have now been ordered to close in Cornwall since January after being reported for breaching Covid rules.

Councillor Rob Nolan, portfolio holder for environment and public protection, gave the update at the latest Covid briefing from Cornwall Council.

Read the full story here.

Advice has been given to anyone in Cornwall concerned that holiday homes near them are being used during half term, along with a warning to second home owners not to travel here.

Councillor Rob Nolan, portfolio holder for environment and public protection, said: "I'd like to remind everyone that under the national restrictions you cannot travel for a holiday.

Read the full story here.