THE number of deaths on the Isle of Wight due to Covid-19 has risen.

The Latest figures, released today (Tuesday), from the Office for National Statistics, show a further death was registered in a care home on the Island.

As of today, 83 people have died in hospital, care homes, hospices and homes on the Island.

Confirmed cases of the virus on the Island remain at 421.

The UK now has 300,692 confirmed Covid-19 cases, while the UK death toll stands at 45,878.