Meet outdoors where possible and let fresh air into homes or other enclosed spaces.
Wear a face covering in crowded areas such as public transport.
Wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitiser regularly throughout the day.
Keep using the NHS COVID-19 app to check in to venues, record a test result or report symptoms.
Limit the close contact you have with people you do not usually live with. Take a look at our hidden gems; they’re perfect places for you to meet friends and family with all the fresh air and space you need to stay safe. Take a look for some inspiration for this weekend!
Support local businesses and stick to their COVID-19 rules.
If you need support over the bank holiday, please ask
Our Isle of Wight COVID-19 helpline is for anyone who needs information about COVID-19 or support because of self-isolation. If you are alone with no local network of friends, family or neighbours, please call 01983 823600 to ask for help.
The helpline’s opening hours over the bank holiday weekend are:
Friday – 9am to 5pm
Saturday – 9am to 1pm
Sunday – closed
Bank holiday Monday – closed
If you call when the helpline is closed, the Wightcare out of hours service will advise you how to get the support you need. Call 01983 821105, 24 hours a day.
These are the latest published vaccination and COVID-19 stats for the Isle of Wight, from NHS England and Public Health England, respectively. Read the full report.
The COVID-19 statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by Public Health England on 23 August 2021 at 4pm including data up to 22 August 2021.
The vaccination statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by NHS England on 19 August 2021 including data up to 15 August 2021.
The graphic shows:
106,529 – The number of Island residents who have received their first dose of the vaccine.
97,220 – The number of Island residents who have received their second dose of the vaccine.
9,452 – The number of confirmed cases to date of Island residents who have received a positive COVID-19 test result since March 2020. This is based on the residential address of the person tested rather than where they are registered with a GP.
624 – The number of positive cases in the seven-day period.
438.5 – Weekly cases per 100,000. This is the number of Island residents who have received a positive COVID-19 test result in the seven-day period, divided by the total population of the total population of the Island.