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

Data released by NHS England shows nobody else has died with Covid-19 in any hospitals across the county.

It means, since the start of the pandemic, a total of 733 people have died at the University Hospitals Dorset Trust, 111 people have died at Dorset County Hospital and 73 people have died at the Dorset Healthcare Trust.

In hospitals across England, a further 33 people died with the virus.

It means a total of 86,632 people have died in hospitals since the start of the pandemic.

No further deaths were recorded in the south west.