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

There have been four more hospital deaths recorded in today's figures, all taking place at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.

This brings the number of Covid-related deaths at the Trust to 179.

At the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust the total number of Covid-related deaths remains at 58, following a rise of two reported yesterday.

The combined number of Covid-19 deaths in total in Cornwall's hospitals since the start of the pandemic is now 237.

The overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – now sits at 432 deaths in the 28 days after a positive test, including six in today's figures.

The number of deaths simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate is now at 423, with 45 recorded this week. This figure is updated weekly on a Tuesday.

Nationally a further 315 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 80,739.

Patients were aged between 13 and 103 years old. All except 26 (aged 13 to 96 years old) had known underlying health conditions and their families have been informed.

The date of the deaths ranged from April 18, 2020 to February 18, 2021.

Of those 28 were in the south west.

The overall UK figures show 533 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 119,920. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

As of 4.06pm today (Friday, February 19) there had been 34 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 is 13,453.

The seven-day rolling total of cases was 301 cases recorded in the seven days leading up to February 14. Data from the most recent five days is not shown due to being incomplete.

This represents a weekly rate of 52.6 cases per 100,000 people.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK increased by 12,027 in 24 hours.

This took the total to 4,095,269 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

As of today (Friday, February 19) 16,876,536 people in the UK had received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 589,591 people had their second dose.