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

There have been no more hospital deaths recorded in today's figures, involving patients testing positive for Covid-19.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, remains at 180.

At the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust the total number of Covid-related deaths also remains at 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 434 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.

A further 258 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 81,304.

Patients were aged between 29 and 101 years old. All except 17 (aged 52 to 100 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 10 December 2020 to 20 February 2021 with the majority being on or after 17 February.

21 of those were in the South West

Their families have been informed.

The overall UK figures show 215 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 120,580. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

As of 4pm today (Sunday, February 21) there had been 22 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 13,504.

The seven-day rolling total of cases was 250 cases recorded in the seven days leading up to February 16. Data from the most recent five days is not shown due to being incomplete.

This represents a weekly rate of 43.7 cases per 100,000 people.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK increased by 9,834 in 24 hours.

This took the total to 4,115,509 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

As of today (Sunday, February 21) 17,582,121 people in the UK had received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 615,148 people had their second dose.

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