JUST 13 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed across Dorset in the last 24 hours.

Six of the cases were discovered in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 25,225.

In the Dorset Council area there were seven new cases and a total of 11,806.

One further death from coronavirus in a Dorset hospital in the last 24 hours

The New Forest area saw eight new cases and a total of 6,149.

Figures released this afternoon by the government reveal there were 2,206 new cases recorded across the UK bringing the total to a staggering 4,385,938.