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LIVE: updates as Covid cases and hospital admissions rise

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LIVE: updates as Covid cases and hospital admissions rise

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - More than 100 Covid patients were admitted to hospital in Bournemouth and Poole in just five days
  • - 417 people have died with the virus in hospitals across Dorset since the start of the pandemic
  • - The BCP area has the sixth biggest increase in Covid case rates in England
  • - New rules requiring travellers arriving in England to have a negative coronavirus test have been delayed until next week
  • - Nearly 70 complaints about Covid rules and social distancing were received by BCP Council in just a week
  • - 3,526 new cases have been reported in the BCP area in the past week, the rate is 891.9