THE Isle of Wight's Covid rolling rate has continued to fall, the government update has revealed today.

The rate is now at 292.30, down from 299.4 yesterday. The UK rate is currently at 347.9.

The rolling rate is five days behind the daily data, which today showed a further 62 confirmed cases.

It means the Island has had a total of 10,982 cases confirmed since the pandemic began.

The Island is showing blue on the government's interactive map — in line with most of the south of England.

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As the Isle of Wight Festival starts today, read our interview with festival boss John Giddings about the Covid regulations at the site.