THE number of people who have died with coronavirus in areas of Dorset has been revealed.

The Office for National Statistics has analysed all Covid-related deaths between March and November last year.

According to the stats, more than 48 people died with coronavirus in west Dorset between March and November.

Within west Dorset, the location with the highest number of deaths was Dorchester West and Poundbury, with 23.

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Meanwhile, in the same time period 32 people died in Weymouth and Portland.

The areas in Weymouth and Portland with the highest number of deaths were Westham North and Radipole, where nine people died, while a further nine deaths were recorded in the Preston and Lodmoor district.

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The figures are broken down into Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) which are small areas covering England and Wales. Each area has a similarly sized population (around 8,000 people on average) that remains stable over time.

Below is a breakdown of recorded deaths involving coronavirus in Dorset - excluding figures for the east of the county that fall within Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council areas.

Weymouth and Portland

Preston and Lodmoor: 9

Broadwey and Littlemoor: 1

Westham North and Radipole: 9

Westham South: 1

Weymouth West: 5

Weymouth Town, Melcombe Regis and Rodwell: 4

Wyke Regis: 0

Underhill and The Grove, Portland: 2

Southwell and Weston, Portland: 1

West Dorset

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Dorchester East 1

Dorchester West and Poundbury 23

Burton Bradstock and Chideock 1

Bridport North 2

Lyme Regis, Charmouth and Marshwood Vale 0

Beaminster, Maiden Newton and Halstock 2

Chickerell and Chesil Bank 2

Charlton Down, Cerne Abbas and Puddletown 10

Owermoigne, Broadmayne and Winterbourne 7


Bere Regis and Lytchett Matravers: 3

Bovington, Wool and Lulworth: 1

Corfe Castle and Langton Matravers: 4

Swanage: 6

Upton and Lytchett Minster: 2

Wareham, Sandford and Holton Heath: 6

North Dorset

Blandford Forum Town: 6

Blandford Outer and Tarrants: 0

Child Okeford and Iwerne Minster: 2

Gilingham: 5

Gillingham Outer, Bourton and Motcombe: 1

Milborne, Winterborne and Okeford Fitzpaine: 0

Shaftesbury: 4

Sturminster Newton and Stalbridge: 4

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