THE Isle of Wight's rolling Covid rate has risen, despite daily case numbers remaining low today (Tuesday) according to the latest data.

Public Health England figures released today reveal one new cases has been recorded, meaning the Island's cumulative total now stands at 6,728.

Yesterday, no new cases were confirmed, with four recorded over the weekend.

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

In the seven days up to March 25, per 100,000 people, the Island's rate was 16.2. Yesterday, it was 15.5.

It remains well below the UK rate of 56.2.

Isle of Wight County Press: Cases by specimen dateCases by specimen date

The most recent Covid related death on the Island was recorded on March 22, at St Mary's Hospital.

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

There have been some changes at the Isle of Wight recycling centres this week.

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