The number of confirmed Isle of Wight Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases has increased over the last 48 hours from 169 to 178.
Anecdotally there are more cases of Coronavirus in the community – including in care homes – with Island residents who are showing symptoms self-isolating.
As of 5th May, 25 people admitted to St Mary’s Hospital to have tested positive for Covid-19 have recovered and been discharged.
Find out more
A breakdown of national figures can be found on the Covid-19 Dashboard.
See OnTheWight’s explainer article on understanding the Covid-19 figures that are released by NHS England and Public Health England.
Residents continue to be urged to remain at home in order to stay safe and help the NHS save lives.
Government Covid-19 guidance: Stay alert and stay safe
Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently (video tips).
It is recommended that you maintain at least a two metre gap (about 6.5ft) from people who are not from your household.
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service that can tell if you need medical help and advise you what to do.