Six new deaths as Covid toll continues to climb

Six new deaths as Covid toll continues to climb
Six new deaths as Covid toll continues to climb

Latest figures show six new deaths on the Isle of Wight of people who had contracted Covid-19.

Three people died on the wards of St Mary's hospital, NHS data shows, on April 29, and on May 1 and 2.

Three others died in community settings, in the week to April 22 (the latest available data), of which two people were in care homes and one was in a hospice.

Since March 2020, 429 Islanders have died after getting coronavirus, of which 256 were in hospital and 173 were in community settings.

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