THREE patients have died with Covid-19 in Poole Hospital, according to the latest data.

Figures from NHS England show the deaths occurred at the hospital between November 11 and November 12.

Two patients died on Wednesday, November 11 and another died on Thursday, November 12.

This takes Poole Hospital's total number of deaths to 90.

The Royal Bournemouth Hospital has recorded 68 deaths, with 25 deaths recorded at Dorset County Hospital and 23 at the Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust.

In an update on Saturday, November 14, NHS officials said 304 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 36,190.

Patients were aged between 21 and 100 years old.

All except nine (aged 30-96) had known underlying health conditions.