Latest coronavirus: cases, deaths and vaccinations in Dorset


NEARLY 900,000 jabs have been given across Dorset, according to the latest figures.

The number of coronavirus cases and deaths also remained low in Dorset throughout the past month.

The most recent government data shows that no deaths from the coronavirus have yet been reported since May 3 in Dorset.

A total of 737 people have died from the coronavirus in Dorset University Hospitals (UHD) since the start of the pandemic.

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

Meanwhile, data shows there have been a total of 111 coronavirus deaths reported at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester – with the last recorded death from the virus at the site on March 31.

More than 70 new cases in Dorset in the past seven days

As we approach the final step in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap to come out of lockdown, the government is closely monitoring case rates as one of its decision makers to ease restrictions.

Cases increasing across the UK (PA)

In Dorset and BCP, the rate of cases has started to rise in the past seven days.

Figures released by Public Health Dorset show that in the seven days to June 7 the rate in the BCP area was 11.4 per 100,000 people and 8.5 in Dorset at large.

This is a significant increase in Dorset from a rate of 2.6 last week and a 6.8 increase in BCP (as of June 2).

This means there have been 45 positive coronavirus cases in BCP and 32 in Dorset, up from 10 five days ago.

However, the case rate in Dorset and BCP remains below average for the South West and England.

A spokesperson for Public Health Dorset said: “Case rates remain low in Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council areas this week.

“Nationally, however, we are seeing cases starting to increase, so we need to remain vigilant to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Dorset.

“The best way to protect yourself and others is to continue to follow the rules for hands, face, space and fresh air, do rapid tests twice a week, and receive both doses. vaccine when offered to you. ”

Over the past seven days the rate was 13.1 in the South West and 40.6 in England.

This is the total number of people with at least one positive COVID-19 test result, either reported in the lab or through a lateral flow device.

Almost 900,000 jabs given in Dorset

Figures released by NHS England show a total of 437,540 vaccines have been administered in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole – up from 419,980 five days ago.

There were 245,102 first doses administered through the BCP, with 192,438 residents also receiving their second injection.

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

Almost 900,000 jabs were given across Dorset (PA)

Data released by NHS England shows 897,489 jabs were donated across the county.

Figures released by NHS England show a total of 437,540 vaccines have been administered in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole with an additional 477,509 doses in wider Dorset.

There were 241,789 first doses administered through the BCP, with 178,191 residents also receiving their second injection.

In wider Dorset, 265,736 people received their first dose and 211,773 residents received their second dose, for a total of 477,509.


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