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Coronavirus: Five more patients die in Dorset

Published by George Sharpe at 2:29pm 8th April 2020.

Five more patients in Dorset have died after testing positive for COVID-19.

It brings the total number of deaths in the county to 46.

Two of the deaths were at Dorset County Hospital and three of them were at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals.

It comes as NHS England announces a further 828 people have died after testing positive for the virus, bringing the total in England to 6,483.

Patients were aged between 22 and 103 years old.  46 of the 828 patients (aged between 35 and 96 years old) had no known underlying health condition.