THE number of confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded for the Isle of Wight has risen for the second day in succession.

The figures were updated today by Public Health England, and show one new case.

This brings the cumulative number of cases on the Isle of Wight to 456.

There have been problems for some people getting tested, as previously reported.

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Island MP Bob Seely has written to health secretary Matt Hancock to request urgent action.

Islanders have been struggling to access both home test kits and appointments at the Island’s drive-through testing facility, at Newclose Cricket Ground.

Official figures show the UK has now recorded 6,634 new cases today, with the total number now standing at 416,363.