TWO more deaths from coronavirus have been recorded at Poole Hospital in the last 24 hours.

Figures released by NHS England reveal there have been a total of 54 deaths there since the start of the pandemic.

The numbers at the Royal Bournemouth, Dorset County Hospital and the Dorset Healthcare University Trust remain at 68, 24 and 16 respectively.

A further 76 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths to 31,047.

The latest deaths involved patients aged between 47 and 99 years old. All except one (aged 85) had known underlying health conditions.

The highest numbers of deaths were in the North East and Yorkshire - 25 - and the North West, 24.