FOR the second day running, there has been three confirmed coronavirus cases in Dorset.

All three of the cases in the last 24 hours have come in the BCP Council area.

It means over the course of the pandemic, 880 people have tested positive for the virus in BCP.

Nobody tested positive in the Dorset Council area.

The total therefore remains at 654.

The rate per 100,000 in BCP has risen slightly to 222.6, while in Dorset it remained at 172.8.

In the New Forest, two people returned positive test results for Covid-19.

The total for the forest is now 492 and the rate is 273.2.