Today's daily Covid-19 case figures in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly show 462 new people tested positive for the virus in the previous 24 hours, a slight decrease on yesterday's figure of 503.

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 2,663 people testing positive in the seven days leading up to last Saturday, November 20, a rise on yesterday's 2,615 weekly total.

The weekly case rate average has also risen to 462.7 cases per 100,000, up again from a 454.4 average yesterday. 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 65,459.

The daily number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK shows 47,240 new cases, a rise from 43,676 cases on Wednesday.

This takes the total of cases since the start of the pandemic to 10,021,497.

When it comes to recent hospital admissions in Cornwall, there were 29 patients with the virus in Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust hospitals and five patients in Cornwall Partnership Trust hospitals last Wednesday, November 17 - the most recent data given by the government. Two were in ventilation beds.

The national figures are more up to date, and show a total of 7,641 patients with the virus in UK hospitals as of this Tuesday, November 23.

In the most recent update, the combined number of Covid-19 related deaths in total in the Duchy’s hospitals since the start of the pandemic stands at 338.

The total number recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust since the start of the pandemic stands at 273, with two new deaths reported on November 22.

At the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust the figure remains at 65.

The government’s update, which continues to be updated daily, showing the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – stands at 598 deaths in the 28 days since a positive Covid case, with another new death reported today.

The total number of deaths in Cornwall simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate now stands at 686 in the most recent data available this week. It shows that 14 new deaths occurred in the week leading up to Friday, November 12, the most recent date given.

The overall UK figures show 147 more people having died within 28 days of their first positive test result on Tuesday, down from 149 on Wednesday.

Total UK deaths within 28 days since the start of the pandemic stand at 144,433. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

Up to Wednesday, November 24, 50,852,133 people in the UK have had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 46,232,258 have had their second dose. A total of 16,383,575 have had their booster jab or third dose.

In Cornwall 451,907 have had their first jab while 420,112 have had their second.