TWO new coronavirus ‘hotspots’ have emerged in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area, according to an interactive map.

The map, which uses the latest data from Public Health England, shows Winton and Charminster as areas with more than 400 cases per 100,000 people.

Bournemouth Echo:

Winton has a total of 41 cases with 14 new infections identified. It has a seven-day rolling rate of 429.3.

Meanwhile, Charminster has 33 cases of which 16 are new. The rate is 412.1.

The rate is based on the number of new cases by specimen date ending on November 7.

Bournemouth Echo:

Last week there were no coronavirus ‘hotspots’ identified in the BCP or wider Dorset areas but previous areas with high cases have included Bearwood, Merley and East Cliff.

Elsewhere in the town, central Bournemouth has 44 cases in total with seven new and East Cliff has 48 cases with nine new.

Springbourne and Queen’s Park has 23 cases, Littledown has 21, Boscombe West has 24 and Throop and Muscliffe has 25 cases.

Boscombe East currently has 14 cases and Southbourne West has 16.

In Poole Town, there are 31 cases, Creekmoor has 21, Hamworthy East has 31, Oakdale West has 17 and Rossmore has 25.

Parkstone has 18 cases, Penn Hill has 24, Upton and Lytchett Minster has 19 and Branksome Park, Canford Cliffs and Sandbanks has 11.

Further afield, Merley has 17 overall, Swanage has nine, Ferndown West and Canford Bottom has six and Ferndown Town has seven.

St Leonards has 11 new cases bringing the total to 17.

Christchurch Town has 12 cases after reporting a drop of five.

In its latest update on Thursday, Public Health Dorset said the BCP Council area recorded 848 cases between November 1 and 7. The Dorset Council area confirmed 365 during the same period. The rate is 214.5 for the BCP area and 96.4 for Dorset. The average for the South West is 166 and 246.9 in England.