THE total number of Covid-19 related deaths at St Mary's Hospital has risen once more, according to NHS England.

Figures released today (Tuesday) reveal that one more individual has died having tested positive for the virus, since the last update.

The death toll at St Mary's Hospital now stands at 34.

A further 14 people confirmed to have coronavirus have died in care homes, hospices and at home, meaning the combined total for the Island now stands at 48.

The UK has 246,406 confirmed cases with 34,796 people having died as of yesterday's updated figures.