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Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,204 in Hampshire and 196 on the Isle of Wight.

The figure is up by 20 from 4,184 in Hampshire since Tuesday and the figure remains the same on the Isle of Wight.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Hampshire - 3,305

Southampton - 582

Portsmouth - 317

Isle of Wight - 196

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Wednesday 27 May.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,177 in Hampshire and 195 on the Isle of Wight.

The figure is up by nine from 4,168 in Hampshire since Sunday and there is rise by one from 194 on the Isle of Wight.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Hampshire - 3,282

Southampton - 579

Portsmouth - 316

Isle of Wight - 195

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Monday 25 May

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,168 in Hampshire and 194 on the Isle of Wight.

The figure is up by 17 from 4,151 in Hampshire since Saturday and there is rise by five from 189 on the Isle of Wight.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Hampshire - 3,276

Southampton - 577

Portsmouth - 315

Isle of Wight - 194

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Sunday 24 May

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,088 in Hampshire and 181 on the Isle of Wight.

The figure is up by 15 from 4,073 in Hampshire since Tuesday and there is rise by 3 from 178 on the Isle of Wight.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Hampshire - 3,206

Southampton - 569

Portsmouth - 313

Isle of Wight - 181

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Thursday 21 May.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,073 in Hampshire and 178 on the Isle of Wight.

The figure is up by 13 from 4,060 in Hampshire since Tuesday and there is no change on the Isle of Wight.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Hampshire - 3,193

Southampton - 567

Portsmouth - 313

Isle of Wight - 178

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Wednesday 20 May.

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,060 in Hampshire and 178 on the Isle of Wight.

The figure is up by 16 in Hampshire since Monday and there is no change on the Isle of Wight.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

Hampshire - 3,183

Southampton - 565

Portsmouth - 312

Isle of Wight - 178

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Tuesday 19 May.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,033 in Hampshire and 177 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 28 in Hampshire since Saturday and eight on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,157

    Southampton - 564

    Portsmouth - 312

    Isle of Wight - 177

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Sunday 17 May.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,005 in Hampshire and 169 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 13 in Hampshire since Friday and three on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,133

    Southampton - 561

    Portsmouth - 311

    Isle of Wight - 169

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Saturday 16 May.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 4,158 in Hampshire and 166 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up 35 cases in Hampshire since Thursday and five case on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,121

    Southampton - 560

    Portsmouth - 311

    Isle of Wight - 166

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Saturday 16 May.

    Sailors set for return to Cowes

    Cowes sailing - generic
    Chris Ison /PA

    Yacht owners on the Isle of Wight face the prospect of being able to head back on to the water as the Cowes Harbour Master announced it was opening for recreational sailing.

    Sailing was effectively banned during the lockdown, with marinas advised to close and the authorities keen to prevent extra strain on the emergency services at sea.

    Capt Stuart McIntosh said the harbour's policy was “to encourage and facilitate a controlled return to safe, family recreational boating, allowing boat owners to access their boats for day use to and from their local mooring and for maintenance purposes”.

    "I realise that this is a first small but important step back towards a more normal type of boating we all love," he added.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,939 in Hampshire and 157 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up 45 cases in Hampshire since Tuesday and one case on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,081

    Southampton - 548

    Portsmouth - 310

    Isle of Wight - 157

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Wednesday 13 May.

    Island Games 2021 preparations still under way

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Work is still under way to ensure Guernsey is ready to host the NatWest International Island Games in 2021, the island's States has said.

    Organisers said they were "planning on the assumption that athletes from 23 islands will be competing in Guernsey between 3 and 9 July 2021.

    Education, Sport and Culture Committee President Matt Fallaize said no one could "predict with certainty what the next few months will bring or what the situation will be in summer 2021".

    But he added that organisers were "already well advanced with their preparations".

    We are all keeping our fingers crossed that in 14 months' time Guernsey will be hosting this fantastic week of sport for the first time in nearly 20 years. Organisers are now working remotely as they are determined to maintain momentum."

    Matt FallaizePresident, Education, Sport and Culture Committee
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    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,894 in Hampshire and 156 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up 15 cases in Hampshire since Monday and two cases on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,043

    Southampton - 541

    Portsmouth - 310

    Isle of Wight - 156

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Tuesday 12 May.

    Islanders do Walk the Wight fundraising at home

    Fundraisers on the Isle of Wight have been doing their bit to help the island's hospice on what would have been the day of the annual Walk the Wight event.

    In normal years, more than 10,000 people walk up to 26-miles across the island. The event raises £250,000 annually for the Mountbatten Hospice. This year's was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    The hospice encouraged people to complete the walk at home or on their daily exercise with ideas such as marching up and down the stairs, relaying with kids in the garden or bouncing on the trampoline.

    The charity launched an appeal last month after it warned of a "huge loss of income" because of its fundraising being stopped and charity shops being closed during the pandemic.

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    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,879 in Hampshire and 154 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,032

    Southampton - 539

    Portsmouth - 308

    Isle of Wight - 154

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Monday 11 May.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,865 in Hampshire and 155 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 20 cases in Hampshire and there is no change on the Isle of Wight since Saturday, when there were 3,845 in Hampshire and 155 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,021

    Southampton - 536

    Portsmouth - 308

    Isle of Wight - 155

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Sunday 10 May.

    Islanders do Walk the Wight fundraising at home

    Fundraisers on the Isle of Wight have been doing their bit to help the island's hospice on what would have been the day of the annual Walk the Wight event.

    More than 10,000 people usually take part in the 26-mile walk across the island. The event raises £250,000 annually for the Mountbatten Hospice.

    Due to the pandemic lockdown, the hospice has encouraged people to complete the walk at home or during their daily exercise, suggesting doing so by marching up and down the stairs or doing relays in the garden.

    The charity launched an appeal last month after it warned of a "huge loss of income" because of its fundraising being stopped and charity shops being closed during the pandemic. It has already raised more than £110,000.

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    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,845 in Hampshire and 155 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 37 cases in Hampshire and three on the Isle of Wight since Friday, when there were 3,808 in Hampshire and 152 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 3,005

    Southampton - 532

    Portsmouth - 308

    Isle of Wight - 155

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Saturday, 9 May.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,808 in Hampshire and 152 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 21 cases in Hampshire and three on the Isle of Wight since Thursday, when there were 3,787 in Hampshire and 149 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 2,979

    Southampton - 522

    Portsmouth - 307

    Isle of Wight - 152

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Friday 8 May.

    People sang We'll Meet Again on their doorsteps to mark VE Day
    People across the Isle of Wight sang We'll Meet Again on their doorsteps to mark VE Day.

    Ferry firm urges 'non-essential' travellers to amend bookings

    Isle of Wight ferry operator Wightlink is urging people who have booked a ferry crossing to change their booking to a future date unless their visit is essential.

    Ferry sailings across the Solent to and from the Isle of Wight have been reduced to a "skeleton service" amid the coronavirus crisis.

    Wightlink's Keith Greenfield said: "Please help us to protect those living on the Isle of Wight by staying at home."

    The ferry firm is currently only carrying essential goods, services and key workers.

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    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,720 in Hampshire and 145 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 43 cases in Hampshire and two on the Isle of Wight since Monday, when there were 3,677 in Hampshire and 143 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 2,915

    Southampton - 509

    Portsmouth - 296

    Isle of Wight - 145

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Tuesday 5 May.

    How does the UK government's Covid-19 app work?

    Good Morning Scotland

    BBC Radio Scotland

    Coronavirus App
    Getty Images

    An NHS app aimed at limiting a second wave of coronavirus is being trialled on the Isle of Wight this week.

    Journalist Oliver Dyer told BBC Radio Scotland the island's population of about 141,000 and low rate of Covid-19 infections make it ideal for the test.

    How will it work?

    Basically what happens is when you download the app you will be asked to enter the first four digits of your postcode. From there you will be asked to turn on Bluetooth in the background. That basically acts like a sonar ping, a bit like a submarine. It won't be used if you are walking past someone. We have been told the contact has to be meaningful with the person. You will potentially get a ping if you have been within 6ft of someone for around 15 minutes.

    Oliver DyerJournalist, Isle of Wight Radio

    Over 200 care home deaths in Hampshire

    Latest figures show there were 205 deaths involving Covid-19 in care homes in Hampshire between 10 April and 1 May.

    The figures have been released by the Office for National Statistics and are the notifications to the Care Quality Commission.

    Across the region, the totals per local authority, were:

    • Hampshire - 205
    • Oxfordshire - 129
    • Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole - 47
    • Reading - 44
    • Windsor and Maidenhead - 39
    • West Berkshire - 33
    • Southampton - 28
    • Portsmouth - 27
    • Slough - 6
    • Isle of Wight - 5

    Chart of deaths in care homes per local authority
    BBC

    Key workers react to virus tracing app trial

    Contact tracing app
    NHS
    Users will be asked to enter the first part of their postcode but not their name or other personal details

    The first people eligible to use an NHS app that aims to track the spread of coronavirus have been giving their reaction to the system being rolled out on the Isle of Wight.

    Council and healthcare workers have been urged to download the contact-tracing app before it becomes available to rest of the island on Thursday.

    Anna New, a community nurse, said: "I do welcome the new app, but not all my concerns have gone away.

    "I am still concerned about matters of privacy but if those are satisfied, I would be OK to use the app."

    Jay Chappell, a care worker, added: "I will definitely use the app - I am proud to be part of the roll-out.

    "It is good that NHS workers can use it first, as we are part of the health system, but I am also proud as an Islander to be part of something that will be used across the country."

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,677 in Hampshire and 143 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 33 cases in Hampshire and 16 on the Isle of Wight since Sunday, when there were 3,644 in Hampshire and 127 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 2,887

    Southampton - 496

    Portsmouth - 294

    Isle of Wight - 143

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Monday 4 May.

    Isle of Wight milk deliveries on the up

    Wight Milk deliveries
    Wight Milk

    "After it's over, you'd like to think that hopefully people would not revert back to buying from the supermarkets and will stick with the local milk," says Amy Robinson of Coppid Hall Farm on the Isle of Wight.

    The family-run farm at Havenstreet has been delivering milk to homes and businesses on the Isle of Wight since the 1930s - and kept locals supplied with milk during World War Two with a horse and cart.

    Two drivers deliver their Wight Milk-branded products around the island, six days a week while their "Honesty Shed" at the entrance to the farm allows customers to pick up basics like milk, eggs and bread without any contact with other people.

    Ms Robinson said: "We're working very hard at getting our produce out and we have increased our doorstep customers. Our honesty shed has been non-stop, which for us is great as we have lost our summer trade from the hotels, B&Bs, cafes and pubs."Read more about rise of the milkman and woman across England.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,644 in Hampshire and 127 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 44 cases in Hampshire and four on the Isle of Wight since Saturday, when there were 3,600 in Hampshire and 123 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 2,861

    Southampton - 491

    Portsmouth - 292

    Isle of Wight - 127

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Sunday 3 May.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,472 in Hampshire and 107 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 44 cases in Hampshire since Wednesday, when there were 3,414 in Hampshire. The figure is up by three cases on the Isle of Wight where there were 104 cases.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 2,734

    Southampton - 454

    Portsmouth - 284

    Isle of Wight - 107

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Thursday 30 April.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,414 in Hampshire and 104 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 44 cases in Hampshire since Tuesday when there were 3,370 in Hampshire.

    The figure remains the same on Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire - 2,689

    Southampton - 444

    Portsmouth - 281

    Isle of Wight - 104

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Wednesday 29 April.

    Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,333 in Hampshire and 103 on the Isle of Wight.

    The figure is up by 51 cases in Hampshire and by two on the Isle of Wight since Sunday when there were 3,282 in Hampshire and 101 on the Isle of Wight.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Hampshire – 2,624

    Southampton - 439

    Portsmouth - 270

    Isle of Wight - 103

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data as of Monday 27 April.