From Saturday 8 May, Newclose will no longer provide lateral flow test (LFT) kits to use at home and will become testing centre only for people with symptoms or who have tested positive with an LFT test again. It will be open 7 days a week, from 8.30am to 4.30pm. Please book a test if:
Take this opportunity to plan ahead and have a conversation with your family, friends and neighbours to see how you can help each other if required. Consider how you would access food? Who would walk your dog? Who would pick up your prescription? And can you work from home?
Call our COVID-19 helpline on (01983) 823600 for support with food and medicine. They can help if you don’t have a support network around you.
The COVID-19 statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by Public Health England on 3 May 2021 at 7.32pm including data up to 2 May 2021.
The vaccination statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by NHS England on 29 April 2021 including data up to 25 April 2021.
The graphic shows:
89,590 – The number of island residents who have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
6,807 – 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.
13 – The number of positive cases in the seven-day period.
9.2 – 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 Island.