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LIVE: updates as Covid cases across Dorset continue to rise

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LIVE: updates as Covid cases across Dorset continue to rise

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - Public Health Dorset has confirmed a "technical issue" had led to incorrect coronavirus case data being published online
  • - The data suggested the latest weekly coronavirus case rate for the BCP Council area was higher than the national average
  • - Both BCP and Dorset areas have seen a sharp rise in cases between October 18 and October 24
  • - BCP and Dorset Council areas currently remain in Tier 1 lockdown restrictions
  • - MPs for the BCP area have said a more “balanced approach" is required when considering a second lockdown
  • - Seven new Covid marshals will start work across the BCP area from tomorrow