THERE has been an increase in Covid cases across Teignbridge and a further death according to the latest Government figures.

Between June 18 and 24, 24 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 41.2% compared to the previous seven days.

Sadly, between the same dates there has been one death in the district within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test.

The Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust reports there were 13 patients in hospital with coronavirus on June 21.

There was one coronavirus patient in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on June 21.