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

Public Health England figures reveal three cases today.

Three new cases were also recorded yesterday (Thursday), and the weekly total has increased to ten.

The total number of cases on the Island since the pandemic began in March, 2020, now stands at 6,878.

The Island's rolling rate of cases for the seven days up to June 6 has dropped from 9.9 to 8.5. On Monday it was 14.8.

The UK's rate is now 55.2, up from yesterday's 51.7, with 8,125 new cases recorded today.

Over-25s on the Island are being called forward to get their Covid-19 vaccination, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced earlier this week.

Over-25s on the Isle of Wight to be called for Covid jab