FOURTEEN more people have died with coronavirus in Dorset hospitals, latest figures have confirmed.

Latest figures published by NHS England showed a further 11 people died with Covid-19 at the University Hospitals Dorset Trust.

Two people died at UHD on February 14, four people died on February 13, two people on February 12, two on February 11 and one on February 10 also died with the virus.

Three further deaths were also confirmed at the Dorset Healthcare Trust, on February 13, February 8 and February 7.

It means since the start of the pandemic, 621 people have died at UHD, 70 have died at the Dorset Healthcare Trust and 99 people have died at the Dorset County Hospital.

Across England, 474 people died with coronavirus in hospital, including 27 in the south west.

Patients were aged between 26 and 99 years old and all but 17 had underlying health conditions. The deaths date back to April 1.

It means a total of 79,593 people have died in hospital with coronavirus across England since the start of the pandemic.