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Seven In Hospital After Biggest Daily Jump In Covid Cases

Jersey has seen its highest ever daily increase in active coronavirus cases, with 42 people diagnosed over the last 24 hours and seven people now in hospital.

11 people have recovered in that time, bringing the total number of active cases in the island to 278.

The five new cases in hospital were already receiving treatment there but later tested positive.

14 of the new cases were found through contact tracing, 12 seeking healthcare, eight through workforce screening, five through cohort screening and one through admissions testing.

192 people have symptoms while 86 showed no sign of having the virus.

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