ONE further case of Covid-19 on the Isle of Wight has been recorded by Public Health England today (Saturday).

In the latest government update, the Isle of Wight's overall total stands at 6,804 positive cases since the start of the pandemic — taking the number of cases this week, since Monday, to 13.

Isle of Wight County Press: Today's Covid-19 graph, produced by Public Health England.Today's Covid-19 graph, produced by Public Health England.

The Island's rolling average of cases per 100,000 people, in the seven days to April 25, has dropped to 11.30, compared to the national figure of 23.60.

This time last week, the Island's rolling rate stood at 10.60 per 100,000 people, while the UK's rolling rate was at 24.80. 

People aged 40 and over were yesterday (Friday) invited to book their coronavirus jabs.