MORE than 100 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed on the Isle of Wight, the latest Public Health England data shows.

The figures released today (Tuesday) show 116 new confirmed cases.

Yesterday, 55 cases were recorded, and 123 the day before.

The latest cases tale the Isle of Wight total, since the start of the pandemic, to 17,443.

The Island’s rolling rate, per 100,000 people, has also risen from yesterday’s figure.

Always five days behind, in the seven days to November 18, it was 533.4.

Yesterday, in the seven days to November 17, it was 515.1.

The rolling rate on the Island remains above the UK average, which is 427.6.

The Island's worst affected age group are five to nine year olds, with a rolling rate well above any other age group, at 1,811.4.

Earlier today, it was revealed that three more people on the Isle of Wight have died after contracting Covid-19.