FIVE more patients have died with Covid-19 at Poole Hospital.

Latest data released by NHS England shows two patients died on October 22, one on October 24 with two more deaths recorded on October 25.

Eight deaths have been recorded at Poole Hospital in the six days between October 20 and 25.

In total, 62 patients have died at the hospital since the start of the pandemic.

Royal Bournemouth Hospital has recorded a total of 68 deaths with 24 at Dorset County Hospital and 16 at the Dorset Healthcare University Hospital.

NHS England officials today said another 207 people who tested positive for the coronavirus have died in hospitals.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England is 32,117.

Patients were aged between 36 and 101 years old.

All except six - aged 60 to 93 years old - had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 24 September to 26 October 2020, with the majority being on or after 20 October.

NHS England said their families have been informed.