THERE have been no newly confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in Dorset hospitals in the past 24 hours, according to latest NHS England figures.

In total, sixty five people have died at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals, and 48 have died at Poole Hospital.

At Dorset County Hospital, 24 people have died with 15 deaths at the Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust.

The last recorded death in the county was at Poole Hospital on June 1.

NHS England said another 75 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in hospitals in the past 24 hours.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England stands at 27,359.

The patients were aged between 43 and 100-years-old and all had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

One death was recorded in hospitals in the south west.