Over a week since Dorset's last reported coronavirus death in hospital

Over a week since Dorset's last reported coronavirus death in hospital

Published by Maria Greenwood at 3:20pm 19th May 2020. (Updated at 7:20am 20th May 2020)

It's been eight days since Dorset's last reported Covid-19 death.

There have been no Covid-19 related deaths at Dorset County Hospital and Dorset Healthcare University Trust for three weeks. 

In the last 24 hours the county's had no reported deaths, but there have been nine in the south west.

Today NHS England announced that a further 172 people have died from COVID-19.