Dorset’s COVID-19 infection rate is now higher than England’s average. Nationally, the rate is 282 cases per 100,000 people.
Dorset Council’s case rate is rising and now stands at 288. The BCP Council case rate is 512 cases per 100,000.
Our Alfred report includes the data for our local parishes, including Shaftesbury. Thankfully, the death rate and hospitalisation rate in Dorset is currently very low.