The latest Covid update shows there have been two more hospital deaths in Cornwall.

It's as the government figures record the number of daily positive Covid cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly as currently standing at 125 - down from 134 yesterday.

The total number of people with at least one positive Covid-19 test result (either lab-reported or lateral flow device) in the most recent seven-day period given, which is on a delay, stands at 1,028 in the seven days leading up to July 2. The most recent five days is not given due to incomplete data.

This means the weekly case rate average now stands at 179.8 cases per 100,000 people, up from 178 cases yesterday.

The overall total of cases in Cornwall since the start of the pandemic is now 17,859.

The daily number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of today (July 7), is 32,548 new cases in the last 24 hours.

This takes the total to 4,990,916 nationally since the start of the pandemic.

NHS England hospital daily figures are now being published every weekday, rather than every day. July 3 an 4

Today's update shows the combined number of Covid-19 deaths in total in the Duchy’s hospitals since the start of the pandemic has risen to 270.

It's after two further deaths were recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust over the weekend, bringing the total to 208, while at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust it remains at 62.

However, due to a difference in reporting times the government update shows a rise of only one death to the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – rising to 470 in the 28 days after a positive test on the government dashboard.

The number of deaths in Cornwall simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate remains at 574 in the most recent data available. It shows no new deaths in the week leading up to Friday, June 25, the most recent date given.

The overall UK figures show that 33 more people have died within 28 days of their first positive test result. Total UK deaths within 28 days since the start of the pandemic stands at 128,301. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

Up to Tuesday, July 6 a total of 45,514,492 people in the UK have had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 34,027,302 have had their second dose.

In Cornwall it is 415,328 with their first dose and 325,417 with their second.