NEW cases of Covid-19 have been recorded on the Isle of Wight today (Wednesday), according to the latest data.

Public Health England figures reveal three cases today.

No new cases were recorded yesterday (Tuesday), with one new case on Monday, making the weekly total four.

The total number of cases on the Island since the pandemic began in March, 2020, remains at 6,872.

The Island's rolling rate of cases for the seven days up to June 4 has dropped from 12 to 11.3. On Monday it was 14.8.

The UK's rate is now 49.8, up from yesterday's 45.8, with 6,048 new cases recorded today.

The UK has recorded another 7,540 coronavirus cases, according to the latest government figures.

That is the highest number of daily cases reported since 26 February.

Over-25s on the Island are being called forward to get their Covid-19 vaccination from today, the Health Secretary has announced.