CASES across Dorset for Covid-19 seem to be remaining steady according to the latest data.

An interactive map, which uses Public Health England data, shows how many people have tested positive for the virus in each area of the county over the seven-day period up to Saturday, October 9.

Public Health England breaks down the numbers of coronavirus cases into neighbourhoods called 'Middle Super Output Areas' (MSOAs), which are smaller than council wards and based on population rather than geographical area.

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The interactive map, which can be found here, allows users to type in their postcode and see how many cases were reported in their area and if it has increased or decreased from the week before.

The map highlights which areas of the county have three or more confirmed cases of the virus and colour co-coordinates the areas by how many cases they have.

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In the seven days up to Thursday, October 9, Dorset reported 2,191 Covid-19 cases. BCP Council area reported 922 cases while the Dorset Council area reported 1,269 cases.

 

The following 10 areas had the highest number of active coronavirus cases:

- Charlton Down, Cerne Abbas & Puddletown 67 (up 21)

- Throop & Muscliffe 63 (up 10)

- Beaminster, Maiden Newton & Halstock 61 (down 5)

- Sherbourne 57 (up 16)

- Dorchester East 52 (down 23)

- Dorchester West & Poundbury 51 (up 13)

- Yetminster, Bradford Abbas & Longburton 46 (up 3)

- Burton Bradstock & Chideock 44 (up 13)

- Christchurch 43 (up 25)

- Queens Park 41 (up 16)

 

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The following 10 areas had the lowest number of active coronavirus cases:

- Branksome East 9 (down 1)

- Kinson East 9 (down 9)

- Westbourne 10 (up 4)

- Ferndown Town 11 (down 4)

- Somerford 11 (up 5)

- Hamworthy East 12

- Burton & Airport 12 (up 2)

- Hamworthy West 14 (up 2)

- West Cliff 14 (down 4)

- Central Bournemouth 14 (down 8)