TWO more deaths from coronavirus have been recorded at in a Dorset hospital.

Information released by NHS England this afternoon revealed the deaths were recorded at Poole Hospital on October 14 and 15.

As previously reported, another death was recorded there on Monday October 12.

These are the first coronavirus fatalities at Poole since July.

The total number to have died so far in Dorset is 160 - 52 in Poole, 68 at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital NHS Trust, 16 within the Dorset Healthcare University Trust and 24 at Dorset County Hospital.

NHS England revealed a further 86 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died in hospitals in England, bringing the total number to 30,910.

The most recent patients were aged between 44 and 99 years old. All except two (aged 62 and 79) had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

The highest number of deaths - 33 - were in the North West with 17 in the Midlands, 15 in the North East and Yorkshire, 11 in London, four in each of the south east and south west and two in the east of England.