Coronavirus: Eight further deaths in Dorset

Coronavirus: Eight further deaths in Dorset

Published by George Sharpe at 3:01pm 9th April 2020. (Updated at 7:51am 10th April 2020)

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

It brings the total number of deaths in the county to 54.

One of the deaths was at Dorset County Hospital, three were at Poole Hospital and four were at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals.

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It comes as NHS England announces a further 765 deaths in England bringing the total number of deaths in England up to 7,248.

Patients were aged between 24 and 103 years old.  43 of the 765 patients (aged between 33 and 99 years old) had no known underlying health condition.