A patient at St Mary's hospital died yesterday (Thursday), after contracting Covid-19.

This new death means 197 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital on the Island, since March 2020.

Adding in the number of people who have died in non-hospital settings, there have been 343 deaths here since the pandemic started.

As of November 30, there were six patients in hospital being treated in specialist ventilation beds and eighteen people had Covid-19.