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

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

The total number of Covid-related deaths at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust remains 189, while at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust it is 61.

The combined number of Covid-19 deaths in total in Cornwall's hospitals since the start of the pandemic is 250.

The overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – is 448 deaths in the 28 days after a positive test.

On Tuesday the number of deaths simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate rose to 473, with 50 extra registered in the week leading up to February 12, the most recent date given. This figure is updated weekly on a Tuesday. For reasons not stated on the Government dashboard, this overall figure yesterday dropped back to 222.

A further 254 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 82,410.

Patients were aged between 26 and 99 years old. All except 13 (aged 57 to 94 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from December 28, 2020 to February 24, 2021 with the majority being on or after February 20.

Their families have been informed.

Of those, 21 were in the South West.

The overall UK figures show 323 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 122,070. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

As of 4.01pm today (Thursday, February 25) there have been 25 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 now 13,603.

The seven-day rolling total of cases was 216 cases recorded in the seven days leading up to February 20. Data from the most recent five days is not shown due to being incomplete.

This represents a weekly rate of 37.8 cases per 100,000 people.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK has increased by 9,985 in 24 hours.

This takes the total to 4,154,562 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

As of today (Thursday, February 25) 18,691,835 people in the UK had received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 700,718 people had their second dose.