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

They show a rise of two 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 14,310. Weekly cases, which are on a delay, have fallen by four to 42 in the seven days leading up to May 10 – the most recent five days not shown due to incomplete data – from 46 reported yesterday.

The weekly case rate has risen to average 7.3 cases per 100,000 people, from 8.0 cases yesterday.

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK increased by 2,027 in 24 hours. This takes the total to 4,448,851 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

As of yesterday (Friday, May 14), the NHS England hospital daily figures will be published every weekday, rather than every day.

Local daily figures from the most recent update showed there had 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 264.

The Government dashboard reports that the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – remains at 469 in the 28 days after a positive test.

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 seven more people to have died within 28 days of their first positive test result. This takes the total UK deaths within 28 days to 127,675. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

Up to the end of Friday, May 14 36,320,867 people in the UK have had received their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 19,698,121 people have had their second dose.