NO new coronavirus deaths have been confirmed in Dorset hospitals, latest figures show.

The daily NHS England update shows nobody has died with Covid-19 in Dorset hospitals since a death at the Dorset County Hospital on March 31.

Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 732 people have died at the University Hospitals Dorset Trust, 111 people have died at the Dorset County Hospital and 73 people have died while under the care of the Dorset Healthcare Trust.

There has not been a recorded Covid-19 death at University Hospitals Dorset since March 27, and the last death at the Dorset Healthcare Trust was on March 14.

In hospitals across England, a further 34 people died with the virus, bringing the total to 86,510.

Patients were aged between 54 and 95 years old and all of them had underlying health conditions.

Of the 34 deaths, one came in the east of England, two occurred in London, there were seven in the Midlands, six in the north east and Yorkshire, 11 in the north west, four in the south east and three in the south west.