A Covid-19 update means 132 more cases for the Isle of Wight today (Friday).

Young children continue to be the worst affected, but those aged in their 40s are also recording high numbers of positives.

There appear to be signs cases are also growing in older Islanders.

CLICK HERE to see the government's heatmap data for the Isle of Wight in full.

Yesterday (Thursday), a new death was reported by St Mary's Hospital.

Meanwhile, there was a slight fall in the Isle of Wight's average rolling rate, as of November 28.

It stood at 551.0 cases per 100,000 over seven days. The UK average was 439.7.

As we reported earlier, there are no cases of the omicron variant on the Isle of Wight, according to health bosses.

The government continues to urge us to get a booster jab, if it has been six months since our last Covid-19 vaccine.

The Covid Booster Bus drew a visit from protestors opposed to the vaccine - as well as hundreds of Islanders keen to get their third jab.

It will continue to operate on the Isle of Wight next week.