DORSET now has 154 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

The Dorset Council area now has 80 cases, up from 73 yesterday.

While the BCP Council area has 74 cases, which is up by 16 from 58.

A total of 38,168 cases have been confirmed in the UK.

Earlier today it was announced 3,605 people have now died in the UK after testing positive for COVID-19.

The number means that another 684 people with Covid-19 died in the 24 hours leading up to 5pm on Thursday, the Department for Health said.