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

A total of 1,063 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on October 13 (Thursday) – up from 1,055 on September 8.

They were among 12,179 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 167,949 deaths were recorded throughout England by October 13 (Thursday) – up from 167,176 last week.