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

Public Health England figures released today (Friday) show 128 new cases.

It takes the Isle of Wight total, since the start of the pandemic, to 13,612.

Yesterday, 78 new cases were confirmed, and 115 the day before.

The Island's rolling rate, meanwhile, while five days behind, has also changed.

In the seven days to October 10, it was 551.7.

Yesterday, in the seven days to October 9, it was 562.2.

Children remain the most affected, with the government heatmap showing rates among ten to 14 year olds at 2,729.

It was 2,879.9 as of October 9.

According to the latest Office of National Statistics (ONS) data, Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificates of three people who have died on the Island after September 17.

Their deaths were all in community settings, which means they were not on St Mary's Hospital wards.

Another Covid-related death at St Mary's Hospital was also confirmed on Wednesday.

It means 176 people have now died at the Newport hospital since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.