Mon. Aug 3rd, 2020

Isle of Wight Observer News

The Island's Free Newspaper

No Covid-19 deaths on Island in past two weeks

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Number of people with virus has also slowed down

There have been no increase in the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus on the Isle of Wight over the last four days, and there have been no coronavirus-related deaths at St Mary’s Hospital during the last 14 days, a report has revealed today.

The number of people on the Island who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 stands at 200, and that has been an increase on just four cases in more than a week.

Of those who have been admitted to hospital with the virus 47 have now recovered and been discharged, according to the Isle of Wight NHS Trust.

The number of people who died of a Covid-19 related death over the past 24 hours across the UK was 55, the lowest number of recorded deaths in one day since before the lockdown on March 23. There were no Covid-19 deaths in Scotland or Northern Ireland for the second day running, and the number of confirmed cases with a positive test across the UK yesterday was 1,205, the lowest since the end of March.