The latest information relating to Covid-19 has now been updated.

Today's daily rise shows five new cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, after rise to 13 cases yesterday, taking the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 14,179.

The weekly cases have risen again to 72, from 68 yesterday, in the seven days leading up to April 19 – the most recent five days not shown due to incomplete data.

As a result the weekly rate has risen to 12.6 cases per 100,000 people.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK has increased by 2,061 in 24 hours. This takes the total to 4,403,170 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

NHS England hospital figures have still not resumed, after a two-week absence, despite the health body saying that the daily statement was only temporarily paused for a week.

However, trust figures today show that there have been no further deaths after one was reported yesterday (Friday) – the first since April 8 – at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. The death took place on Wednesday this week, April 21.

The total number of Covid-related deaths at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is now at 202 while at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust it remains at 62.

The combined number of Covid-19 deaths in total in Cornwall's hospitals since the start of the pandemic is now 264.

The Government dashboard has now been updated and reports that the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – is 469 in the 28 days after a positive test, including one new death.

The number of deaths simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate remains at 567 in the most recent data available. This figure is updated weekly on a Tuesday and includes two further deaths in the latest total.

The overall UK figures show 32 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 127,417. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

As of today (Saturday, April 24) 33,508,590 people in the UK have had received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 12,071,810 people have had their second dose.