Coronavirus: 70 confirmed cases across Dorset

Coronavirus: 70 confirmed cases across Dorset

Published by Maria Greenwood at 7:08am 30th March 2020. (Updated at 7:28am 31st March 2020)

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Dorset Council area have now jumped to 36.

There are now 34 confirmed case of Covid-19 in the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch area.

That takes the total for the whole county to 70.

There have been three more deaths from coronavirus at Dorset County Hospital, taking the total number to 4.

A spokesperson for DCH said:

"Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ families and loved ones.

"Out of respect for their privacy we will not be commenting further."

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