The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dorset has increased again. 

According to Public Health England, there are two more cases in the Dorset Council area, bringing the total to 25. 

The number of confirmed cases in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole authority area remains at 15. 

It means the overall number of cases in the county stands at 40. 

As of 9am on Thursday, a total of 104,866 people have been tested, of which, 11,658 were confirmed positive.

578 patients in the UK who tested positive for Covid-19 have died.

The figure for the previous day was 465.