FOUR more schools across the BCP area have reported further coronavirus cases.

The local authority has said that there were confirmed cases at Twynham School on November 30.

There were also single confirmed cases at Manorside Academy in Poole and Mudeford Junior School in Christchurch on December 1, and The Bishop of Winchester Academy in Bournemouth on December 2.

All schools are working with local authorities, Public Health Dorset and Public Health England South West to ensure all necessary measures are being taken.

Close contacts of confirmed cases have been notified and advised to self-isolate for 14 days. Contacts of the confirmed case should get tested if they go on to develop symptoms. Even if people test negative, they must still self-isolate for 14 days.

Meanwhile, this week Bournemouth's universities are carrying out asymptomatic testing on students ahead of their trips home for Christmas.

Students at both Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth are being given the opportunity to get tested.