Three weeks since last COVID-19 death at Dorset County Hospital

Three weeks since last COVID-19 death at Dorset County Hospital

Published by George Sharpe at 4:35pm 13th May 2020.

It's been three weeks since the last patient who tested positive for coronavirus died at Dorset County Hospital.

NHS England announced no further deaths at the county's hospitals today, leaving the total at 142.

However, a total of 122 deaths have also occurred in care homes, hospices, private homes and other establishments.

A further 244 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in England have died in hospitals.

It brings the total number of deaths in English hospitals up to 23,952.

4 of the 244 patients (aged between 51 and 78 years old) had no underlying health conditions.