THREE more people have died with coronavirus at the University Hospitals Dorset Trust, latest figures have confirmed.

Data released by NHS England shows three people died with Covid-19 at UHD on January 9.

It means a total of 316 people have died under the care of UHD with coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 36 people have died with the virus at the Dorset County Hospital and 35 have at the Dorset Healthcare Trust.

Across England, a further 489 people died in hospital with Covid-19, taking the national total to 56,069.

Patients were aged between 26 and 103 years old and all but 33 had underlying health conditions.

The deaths dated back to November 25 and nine came in the south west.