SIX more people have died from coronavirus in Dorset bringing the total to 60.

Figures just revealed by NHS England show three more people died in the Royal Bournemouth Hospital in the last 24 hours, meaning 23 people have now died there.

The number in Poole rose by one to 19 and at Dorset County Hospital, the figure rose by two to 14.

No further deaths were reported at the Dorset Healthcare University Trust, which has so far recorded the deaths of four people.

Across England, 866 people have died in the last 24 hours taking the figure to in excess of 8,000.