NO more coronavirus deaths have been confirmed in Dorset hospitals for the second consecutive day.

Data released by NHS England shows no new deaths in the county’s hospitals, with the last death coming at the University Hospitals Dorset Trust on February 26.

A total of 660 people have died with the virus at UHD since the start of the pandemic, 105 have died at the Dorset County Hospital and 71 fatalities have been recorded at the Dorset Healthcare Trust.

In hospitals across England, a further 127 people died with Covid 19, taking the total to 83,250.

Patients were aged between 46 and 99-years-old and all but one had underlying health conditions.

The deaths date back to December 9 and one was recorded in the south west.