St Mary's Hospital

St Mary’s Hospital says it’s gearing up to dramatically increase the number of beds available.

It could mean as many as 200 additional beds to care for the expected increase in people with covid-19.

The NHS Trust, supported by military planners, is finalising its plans and will announce the detail over the coming days

On the Isle of Wight, there are 14 confirmed COVID-19 positive tests – although Isle of Wight Radio understands that number is likely to rise again today.