THERE has been one further coronavirus death recorded at a Dorset hospital, NHS England has revealed.

The county's total number of deaths recorded in hospitals stands at 148 following the latest death on May 28 at The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals.

65 of the deaths occurred at RBCH and 24 at Dorset County Hospital.

At Poole Hospital, the number of deaths stands at 45 and 14 have died at the Dorset Healthcare University Trust.

It was revealed today a further 146 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 26,529.