The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dorset has increased by  nine.

According to Public Health England data released last night, there are four more cases in the Dorset Council area, bringing the total to 29.

The number of confirmed cases in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole authority area has risen from 15 to 20.

It means the overall number of cases in the county stands at 49.

As of 9am yesterday, there were 14,453 cases of coronavirus in the UK. A total of 759 patients have died.