MORE than 925,000 Covid-19 jabs have been administered across Dorset amid 42 new cases throughout the county.

A total of 927,524 doses of the coronavirus vaccine given out across Dorset, according to the latest NHS data. 

This incredible county-wide feat would have been impossible without all of the medical staff and volunteers working tirelessly on the vaccine roll-out. 

Alongside the uptake in the vaccine programme there have been 42 new positive cases in Dorset in the last 24-hours. 

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The most recent government data shows that there have still been no reported deaths from the coronavirus since May 3 in Dorset.  

Bournemouth Echo:

More than 925,000 vaccines given across Dorset - (Jacob King/PA)

A total of 737 people have died from the coronavirus in University Hospitals Dorset (UHD) since the start of the pandemic. 

UHD incorporates the former Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Trust, as well as Poole Hospital.

Meanwhile the data shows that there have been a total of 111 reported deaths from the coronavirus at the Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester - with the last recorded death from the virus at the site on March 31. 

Cases rise across the UK

Across England the case rate has started to slowly rise in the last two weeks although the average rate in Dorset remains below the rest of the nation. 

In the last seven days to June 10, there were 28,299 cases across England with a rate of 50.3 per 100,000 people. 

Figures released by Public Health Dorset show in the seven days to June 10, the rate in Dorset was 11.1 per 100,000 people with 42 new cases confirmed today. 

This is the total number of people with at least one positive COVID-19 test result, either lab-reported or through a lateral flow device. 

More than 925,000 jabs given in Dorset

Bournemouth Echo:

Covid vaccination centre at the BIC in Bournemouth - The Echo

Data released by NHS England shows 927,524 jabs have been given across the county.

Figures released by NHS England show that  a total of 443,755 vaccines have been given across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole - up from 437,540 on Tuesday, June 8.

There have been 246,723 first doses given across BCP, with 197,032 residents also receiving their second jab.

In wider Dorset there have been 268,111 first doses given and 215,658 residents have received their second dose - a total of 483,769.