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LIVE: Britain could face '50,000 new Covid-19 cases a day by mid-October'

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LIVE: Updates as confirmed coronavirus cases rise in Dorset

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - Britain could be facing 50,000 new Covid-19 cases a day by mid-October leading to 200 deaths a day a month later if the current rate of infection is not halted, Sir Patrick Vallance has warned
  • - It is thought the Prime Minister could announce new measures in a press conference tomorrow
  • - 14 more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Dorset in 24-hours
  • - 1,082 cases have been recorded in the BCP Council area since the start of the pandemic
  • - 740 cases have been confirmed in Dorset since the start of the pandemic
  • - A child at Ringwood Junior School has tested positive for coronavirus