Covid: 639 new cases recorded in Dorset in past 24 hours

IN the past 24 hours, a total of 639 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Dorset, according to the latest statistics.

The latest government figures show 639 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the county in the 24 hours leading up to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 17.

In the Dorset Council area, 361 new cases have been reported. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been 30,122 confirmed cases in this region.

Read more: Where Covid-19 cases rise and fall in Dorset

The seven-day rolling period for the Dorset Council region is 1,572 cases with a rate of 413.9 per 100,000 population.

In the BCP Council area, there have been a total of 278 new cases, bringing the total number since the start of the pandemic to 48,432.

The seven-day rolling period for the BCP zone is 1,278 cases, with a case rate of 321.9 per 100,000 people.

Elsewhere, the New Forest area recorded 155 new cases bringing the number of confirmed cases for the area to 14,230.

Read more, yesterday’s cases: 532 new cases registered in Dorset in last 24 hours

The seven-day rolling period for the New Forest is 732 with a case rate of 407.5 per hundred thousand people.

Across the UK, 45,140 new cases were recorded today, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 8,449,165.

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