There were 12 more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in Cornwall.

The latest figures from the UK coronavirus dashboard show a total of 1,264 people had died in the area by March 9 – up from 1,252 on the week before.

They were among 14,164 deaths recorded across the South West.

The weekly figures now include anyone whose death certificate – registered up to 14 days before March 23 (Thursday) – mentions Covid-19 as one of the causes.

A total of 186,218 deaths were recorded throughout England by March 9.