14 people have now died after testing positive for coronavirus COVID-19, according to the latest official figures released this afternoon (Sunday).
The latest victim died at St Mary’s Hospital in Newport on Friday 17th April. The first death on the Island was on 22nd March.
A statement from the Isle of Wight NHS Trust is expected later.
There are now a total of 67 confirmed cases of coronavirus on the Isle of Wight as of 18th April. Of these cases, tragically 14 have now died but 15 have recovered.
Nationally, the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 stands at 114,217 (as of 18th April). There have been 15,464 deaths.