THREE further coronavirus deaths have been registered at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital in the last 24 hours, taking the total there to 91.

Figures released by NHS England this afternoon reveal a total of 237 people have died in hospitals in the county since the start of the pandemic.

There have been 97 deaths in Poole Hospital, 25 in Dorset County Hospital and 24 in the Dorset Healthcare University Trust.

The news comes as Prime Minster Boris Johnson prepares to outline new restrictions to come into place at the end of the national lockdown next week.