PUBLIC Health England has confirmed a further 11 people have tested positive for coronavirus.

There are now 58 confirmed cases in the BCP Council area.

The Dorset Council area currently has 73 cases.

It takes the total for the whole county to 131.

It comes as a further five people died in the Dorset County Hopsital in Dorchester after contracting the virus.

Nationally, 33,718 people have tested positive.

As of 5pm on 1 April 2020, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 2,921 have died.