Both daily cases of coronavirus and the number of related hospital deaths in Cornwall have seen a big rise in the latest data.

Tuesday's daily Covid-19 case figures in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly show 302 new people tested positive for the virus in the previous 24 hours, up on Monday's figure of 260 and Sunday's figure of 244.

The weekly total number of people with at least one positive Covid-19 test result (either lab-reported or lateral flow device) is on a five-day delay. The latest data shows a combined 2,225 people testing positive in the seven days leading up to last Thursday, November 4, a fall on Monday's 2,299 weekly total.

The weekly case rate average has now fallen to 386.6 cases per 100,000, down from a 399.5 average on Monday. For this figure the government uses the mid-2020 estimates for the permanent population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The overall total of cases in Cornwall since the start of the pandemic is now 59,647.

The daily number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK on Tuesday showed 33,117 new cases, up from 32,322 on Monday.

This takes the total of cases since the start of the pandemic to 9,366,676.

In the most recent update from NHS England the combined number of Covid-19 related deaths in total in the Duchy’s hospitals since the start of the pandemic rose to 324.

The total number recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust since the start of the pandemic is now 264, with six new deaths recorded in the past week - one on October 31, two on November 4, one on November 5 and three on November 6. They are in addition to two on Tuesday last week (November 2). At the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust the figure is still 64.

The government’s update, which shows the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – now stands at 581 deaths in the 28 days since a positive Covid case, with two more reported on Sunday.

The total number of deaths in Cornwall simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate increased to 664 in the most recent data available this week. It shows that seven new deaths occurred in the week leading up to Friday, October 22, the most recent date given.

The overall UK figures show 262 more people having died within 28 days of their first positive test result on Monday, up from 57 on Monday.

Total UK deaths within 28 days since the start of the pandemic stand at 142,124. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

Up to Monday, November 8, 50,296,294 people in the UK have had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 45,873,038 have had their second dose. A total of 10,580,122 have had their booster jab or third dose.

In Cornwall 447,690 have had their first jab while 417,782 have had their second.