THE Isle of Wight has recorded further Covid cases in the latest Government update today (Thursday).

Three new cases have been announced today, taking the week's total to nine since Monday, with 14 having been recorded last week.

There have now been 6,815 positive coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

The Island's rolling average of cases per 100,000 people, in the seven days to April 30, has dropped from 12 to 9.9. At the start of the week it was 9.2.

Current figures do not include positive results from fast-result lateral flow tests, if they were not subsequently confirmed by a PCR test.

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

Nine out of ten 75 to 79-year-olds on the Isle of Wight have now had both Covid vaccines.