The latest daily Covid-19 case figures in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for today show that show 658 new people testing positive, down on yesterday's figure of 683.

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 3,789 people testing positive in the seven days leading up to last Sunday, January 16, up slightly on yesterday's total of 3,762.

The weekly case rate average has risen to 658.4 cases per 100,000 people, up from 653.7 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 now stands at 97,638.

The daily number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK shows 95,787 new cases, down on yesterday's figure of 107,364 cases. This takes the total of cases since the start of the pandemic to 15,709,059.

When it comes to recent hospital admissions in Cornwall up to Tuesday, January 11 – the most recent data given by the government updated weekly - there were 42 patients with the virus in Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust hospitals, one in ventilation beds, and 24 patients in Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust hospitals.

National healthcare update shows a total of 17,976 patients with the virus in UK hospitals as of Thursday, January 20, the most recent data, with 664 in ventilation beds - a fall on the previous update.

The combined number of Covid-19 related deaths in total in the Duchy’s hospitals since the start of the pandemic currently stands at 363.

The total number recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust since the start of the pandemic stands at 297 with a further death reported on January 19. At the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust the figure stayed at 66.

The government’s update shows the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – stands at 645 deaths in the 28 days since a positive Covid case.

The total number of deaths in Cornwall simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate is updated weekly has remained at 742 from data available this week. It shows that four new deaths occurred in the week ending Friday, January 7.

The overall UK figures show 288 more people having died within 28 days of their first positive test result, down on 330 yesterday.

Total UK deaths within 28 days since the start of the pandemic now stands at 153,490. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

Up to Thursday, January 20, a total of 52,186,398 people in the UK had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 48,082,636 had their second dose. A total of 36,753,644 have had their booster jab or third dose.

In Cornwall, 460,907 had their first jab while 432,652 had their second and 356,294 are reported to have had their third dose or booster.