THE Isle of Wight's rolling Covid rate has risen, despite no new cases being recorded today (Monday) according to the latest data.

Public Health England figures released today (Monday) reveal no new cases have been recorded, meaning the Island's cumulative total remains at 6,727.

Yesterday, three cases were confirmed, and a single case was added the day before.

The Isle of Wight's rolling rate has risen, as this is five days behind.

In the seven days up to March 24, per 100,000 people, the Island's rate was 15.5. Yesterday, it was 14.8.

It remains well below the UK rate of 56.4.

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An Islander died in hospital last week after contracting Covid-19, according to NHS figures released last Wednesday.

The death was recorded on March 22, at St Mary's Hospital in Newport.

It means 150 people have now died in hospital on the Island and in total, 280 people have died since March 2020.

New Isle of Wight death added to NHS Covid data

No new deaths were recorded today.

There have been some changes at the Isle of Wight recycling centres from today.

Two people are now allowed out of any one vehicle to unload, and households will be able to book every seven days, subject to review.

Changes to Isle of Wight tip rules