Dorset County Hospital Trust was caring for three patients with coronavirus in hospital,latest figures show.

NHS England data shows the number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on December 3 was in line with the same day the previous week.

Dorset Healthcare University Trust was caring for four patients with coronavirus - up from one on the same day the previous week.

Across England there were 2,384 people in hospital with Covid as of December 3.

Nationally, the number of hospital patients with Covid-19 has decreased by 25% in the last four weeks.

The figures also show that four new patients with Covid were admitted to hospital in Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the week to December 1.