LESS than 20 people have died with coronavirus in the last 24 hours across the UK, with no deaths in Dorset hospitals, latest figures reveal. 

Data released by NHS England today, April 4, shows that no one has died with coronavirus in the county's hospitals.

It means that the figures remain the same, and that since the start of the pandemic 732 people have died with Covid-19 at UHD, 111 people have died at the Dorset County Hospital and 73 people have died at the Dorset Healthcare Trust.

A further 15 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 86,407. 

Patients were aged between 40 and 96 years old.

All patients had known underlying health conditions.