Bournemouth Echo

LIVE: Updates as confirmed coronavirus cases rise in Dorset


LIVE: Updates as coronavirus cases increase in Dorset

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - The R rate across the UK has risen above one
  • - It is the first time it has been above one since early March
  • - The NHS Covid-19 app will launch on Thursday, September 24
  • - The number of new positive tests recorded in the BCP Council area over the past week doubled from the previous seven-day period
  • - There's been a four-fold rise for the Dorset Council region
  • - The Government's new 'rule of six' comes into force on Monday