A FURTHER 121 positive cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Dorset and the New Forest in the last 24 hours.

The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area saw 61 more cases with 44 in the Dorset Council area and 16 in the New Forest.

Nine more Covid-19 deaths at hospital trust in the last 24 hours

The total numbers since the start of the pandemic in each area now stand at 24,395, 11,054 and 5,805 respectively.

Government statistics reveal a further 9,834 cases in the UK in the last 24 hours.