CORNWALL'S coronavirus death toll remains the same in Thursday's updated NHS England figures.

The number of deaths in hospitals has stayed at 90 since June 2.

Earlier this week the Office for National Statistics confirmed that deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community, remained at 203, having not changed since the previous update seven days before.

As of Wednesday night there have been 594 confirmed coronavirus cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly out of a local population of 571,802.

A week before, there were 592 cases.

Across England, a further 55 people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,490.

Patients were aged between 49 and 98 years old. One patient, aged 70, had no known underlying health conditions, NHS England said.

Their families have been informed.

In the south west as a whole there was one new death registered.