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Coronavirus: Major increase as 756 test positive in Dorset

THERE has been a major increase in the number of new coronavirus cases confirmed in Dorset over the past 24 hours – as 756 people tested positive.

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in the Dorset Council area increased by 209 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 5,856 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (January 6) in Dorset, up from 5,647 the same time on Tuesday.

Meanwhile in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council area, 547 new cases were confirmed during the same time period. Read from source….