Covid-19: More than 110 new cases recorded in Dorset
OVER 110 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Dorset in the past 24 hours, according to the latest statistics.
The latest government figures show 111 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the county in the 24 hours leading up to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18.
In the Dorset Council region, 29 new cases have been reported. Since the start of the pandemic, 12,250 cases have been confirmed in this area.
The seven-day rolling period for the Dorset Council region is 124 cases, with a case rate of 32.8 per 100,000 population.
There have been a total of 82 new cases registered in the BCP Council, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic to 26,163.
The seven-day rolling period for BCP is 311 cases, with a case rate of 78.7 per 100,000 people.
During the coronavirus pandemic, 38,413 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Dorset.
Elsewhere, the New Forest area has recorded 11 new cases of the coronavirus. The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic stands at 6,335 in the New Forest.
The seven-day total for New Forest is 52, with a case rate of 28.9 per 100,000 people.
In the UK, there were a total of 10,321 new cases. There have been 4,620,968 confirmed cases recorded in the UK since the start of the pandemic.