Latest coronavirus: cases, deaths and vaccine figures in Dorset


OVER 940,000 jabs have been given across Dorset, according to the latest figures.

Coronavirus rates in the county remained below the national and regional average with 40 to 50 new cases every day.

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.

Cases increasing across the UK

Across England, the rate of cases has started to increase slowly over the past two weeks, although the average rate in Dorset remains lower than the rest of the country.

In the last seven days leading up to June 12, there were 33,887 new cases across England with a rate of 60.2 per 100,000 people.

Rapid Test Kit – PA

This has increased dramatically over the past two days, on June 10, the rate in England was 50.2.

Figures released by Public Health Dorset show that in the seven days to June 10, the rate in Dorset was 16.6 per 100,000 people with 63 new cases confirmed this week.

In the metropolitan area the rate is nearly double that number to 29.1 and 115 new cases in the past seven days.

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

Over 940,000 jabs given in Dorset

Figures released by NHS England show a total of 449,212 vaccines have been administered in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole – up from 437,540 two days ago.

There were 248,776 first doses administered through BCP, with 200,436 residents also receiving their second jab.

Dorset Echo:

Over 940,000 jabs were given across Dorset (PA)

Data released by NHS England shows 941,184 jabs were given across the county.

Figures show that a total of 491,972 doses were administered across Dorset.

In Dorset, 269,737 people received their first dose and 222,235 residents received their second dose, for a total of 477,509.


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