THE number of patients with Covid being treated at St Mary's Hospital is unchanged since last week, government data has revealed.

Data correct on Tuesday, September 28, and published today (Thursday) shows 21 people occupying a bed at the Newport hospital.

Of those in hospital, one is currently being treated in a specialist ventilation bed, down from two last week.

Two more people have died in the Isle of Wight's hospital after contracting Covid-19, data released yesterday has shown.

The latest deaths were recorded on September 26 and 27.

Nearly 100 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed on the Isle of Wight, according to the latest government data.

Public Health England figures released today show 98 new cases.