1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 has been identified on the Isle of Wight – the first new case since 14th June.
The total number of cases of coronavirus locally now sits at 203 – a rise of just 1 from 202. Since the beginning of June, that number has risen by just 4 cases out of a population of over 140,000.
The infection rate is said to be 143.4. This figure is different from the reproduction rate (R), which was previously estimated to be around 0.4 – but is likely to be lower now.
A total of 82 people have now died from the virus – 3 at home, 39 in hospital and 39 in care homes, with 1 death at the hospice. There have been no new deaths since 5th June.