NO hospital patients have died with coronavirus in Dorset for two weeks.

The last death in a county hospital occurred at Royal Bournemouth Hospital on June 15.

The total number of deaths in Dorset’s hospitals remains at 155.

Royal Bournemouth Hospital has recorded 67 deaths and Poole Hospital has reported 48.

Twenty-four deaths have occurred at Dorset County Hospital and 16 deaths have occurred at Dorset University Healthcare Foundation Trust.

Yesterday (June 29) NHS England officials said another 19 people who tested positive for Covid-19 had died in the previous 24 hours.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England now stands at 28,672.

The patients were aged between 60 and 96 years old.

All patients had known underlying health conditions.