Public Health update on COVID-19 in Dorset
We have seen a decrease in COVID-19 cases in both the Dorset Council area and BCP Council area over the last week. Both Dorset Council and BCP Council case rates are below the average for the South West and England. Hospitalisations related to COVID-19 have also decreased to 30 over the last week, down from 40 in the previous week. The levels of hospitalisations related to COVID-19 are much lower than during previous waves. The vaccine is continuing to have an impact on protecting people from serious illness and death.