MORE than 100 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed on the Isle of Wight, the latest government data has revealed.

Public Health England figures released today (Friday) show 105 new cases.

Yesterday, 103 new cases were confirmed, and 167 the day before.

Today's figure takes the Isle of Wight total, since the start of the pandemic, to 12,853.

The Island's rolling rate has also changed.

In the seven days to October 3, it was 517.2.

Yesterday, in the seven days to October 2, that figure stood at 508.8.

The rolling rate is always five days behind.

Children remain the most affected, with the government heatmap showing rates among ten to 14 year olds at 3,085.6.

It was 3,003.3 as of October 2.

The most recent Covid hospital deaths were recorded last week, when two more were added to the Isle of Wight total.

These are deaths at St Mary's Hospital after contracting Covid-19 ­— the latest recorded on September 26 and 27.

In the community, two new deaths were recorded earlier this week.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures reveal two new community deaths in the last two weeks ­— both attributed to Covid-19.

The number of patients with Covid being treated at St Mary's Hospital, meanwhile, has fallen this week.