The latest figures showing the current Covid-19 situation in Cornwall have been published.

They show a rise of six new cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in the last 24 hours taking the overall total since the start of the pandemic to 14,302. Weekly cases, which are on a delay, have risen by one to 42 in the seven days leading up to May 8 – the most recent five days not shown due to incomplete data, from 41 reported yesterday.

The weekly case rate has risen to average 7.3 cases per 100,000 people, from 7.2 cases yesterday.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK increased by 2,657 in 24 hours. This takes the total to 4,444,631 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

NHS England hospital updates have still not resumed, despite the health body initially saying that the daily statement was only temporarily paused for a week.

Local daily figures show there have been no further deaths recorded since April 23 at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.

The total number of Covid-related deaths at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust remains 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 stands at 265.

On Tuesday the Government dashboard reported that the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – had risen by one to 470 in the 28 days after a positive test. However, in today's update (Wednesday) the figure has dropped back down to 469. No explanation has been given for this change.

The number of deaths simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate was 570 in the most recent data available. This figure is updated weekly on a Tuesday and included one further death in week leading up to Friday April 30, the most recent date given.

The overall UK figures show 11 more people to have died within 28 days of their first positive test result. This takes the total UK deaths within 28 days to 127,651. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

Up to the end of Tuesday, May 11 35,906,671 people in the UK have had received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 18,890,969 people have had their second dose.