There were 24 more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in Cornwall.

A total of 1,172 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on January 12 (Thursday) – up from 1,148 on the week before.

They were among 13,329 deaths recorded across the South West.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Cornwall.

A total of 178,133 deaths were recorded throughout England by January 12 (Thursday) – up from 177,037 last week.