A PATIENT at St Mary's Hospital has died after contracting Covid-19, data shows.

The latest death happened on November 10 and takes the Isle of Wight's Covid death toll to 334 people.

It is the third Covid death at the hospital within the last week.

The patient was the 189th to die with Covid at the hospital since the pandemic began.

Outside the hospital setting, there have been 145 deaths, including 122 in care homes.

On Tuesday, the most recent day data is available for, there were five people seriously ill on ventilators at St Mary's Hospital.

As reported yesterday, the hospital is currently in crisis due to bed blocking and overcrowding.