NO further deaths from coronavirus have been recorded in Dorset in the last 24 hours.
Figures released by NHS England show that at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester, there have been 111 deaths with a further 73 within the Dorset Healthcare Universities Trust.

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Death rates across the county have continued to fall since the rollout of the vaccination programme.
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The number of people to have died in the University Hospitals Dorset (UHD) since the start of the pandemic remains at 734.

UHD incorporates the former Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Trust, as well as Poole Hospital.