MORE than 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 (Saturday) show 132 new cases.

Yesterday, 128 cases were confirmed, and 78 the day before.

The latest cases take the Isle of Wight total, since the start of the pandemic, to 13,744.

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

In the seven days to October 11, it was 543.9.

Yesterday, in the seven days to October 10, it was 551.7.

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 earlier today.

It means 177 people have now died at the Newport hospital since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.