THE number of confirmed cases of coronavirus on the Isle of Wight has continued to increase according to new statistics released by the NHS today (Thursday).

Statistics released by Public Health England this afternoon show that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the Island has increased by three.

The three new confirmed cases brings the total for the Island to 181 cases.

Nationally number of cases stands at 250,908, with 36,042 having died.