Isle of Wight official Coronavirus confirmed cases returns to two

After yesterdays dip back to one, the official figures have returned to two

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Today’s official figures for the number of people confirmed to have Covid-19 (C19) have been updated.

After the dip yesterday from two cases to one – the number has again returned to two.

To date, the growth in the official numbers has been slow, with the second case taking a week, after the first case.

These official numbers are only the people who are being treated at St Mary’s Hospital, and does not include those who self-isolating.

A breakdown of national figures can be found on the Covid-19 Dashboard.


Government Covid-19 guidance: Stay alert and stay safe
Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently (video tips).

Social distancing
It is recommended that you maintain at least a two metre gap (about 6.5ft) from people who are not from your household.

Seeking advice
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service that can tell if you need medical help and advise you what to do.

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Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 7:57pm

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