Further case of coronavirus recorded on Isle of Wight

THERE has been a further confirmed case of coronavirus recorded for the Isle of Wight.

The figures were updated today by Public Health England, and show one new case, registered on Thursday but only added on today.

This brings the total cumulative number of cases on the Isle of Wight to 450.

In the last week, only the one person has tested positive, according to the figures.

There have been problems for some people getting tested, as previously reported.

Island MP Bob Seely has written to health secretary Matt Hancock to request urgent action.

Islanders have been struggling to access both home test kits and appointments at the Island’s drive-through testing facility, at Newclose Cricket Ground.

 

Official figures show the UK has recorded 18 new Covid-19 related deaths and 3,899 new cases today. 

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