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

There have been two more hospital deaths recorded in today's figures, involving patients testing positive for Covid-19.

One took place at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, bring the overall number to 180.

At the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust the total number of Covid-related deaths also rose by one, to 59.

The combined number of Covid-19 deaths in total in Cornwall's hospitals since the start of the pandemic is now 239.

The overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – now sits at 433 deaths in the 28 days after a positive test, including one in today's figures.

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

Nationally a further 307 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 81,046.

Patients were aged between 16 and 100 years old. All except four (aged 16 to 68 years old) had known underlying health conditions and their families have been informed.

The date of the deaths ranged from January 12 to February 19, 2021.

Of those 11 were in the south west.

The overall UK figures show 445 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 120,365. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

As of 4.06pm today (Saturday, February 20) there had been 29 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 13,482.

The seven-day rolling total of cases was 269 cases recorded in the seven days leading up to February 15. Data from the most recent five days is not shown due to being incomplete.

This represents a weekly rate of 47. cases per 100,000 people.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK increased by 10,406 in 24 hours.

This took the total to 4,105,675 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

As of today (Saturday, February 20) 17,247,442 people in the UK had received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 604,885 people had their second dose.