Shaftesbury Covid Case Rate Reaches A New Peak

Fifty new covid-19 infections have been recorded in Shaftesbury during the most recent reporting period. This means that Shaftesbury has seen its highest number of positive test results since the pandemic began.

Both Dorset and BCP Council areas are above the average English covid-19 case rate. Our report has the latest case rates for our local communities surrounding Shaftesbury, including Melbury, Compton, Semley, Berwick, The Donheads and Motcombe.

Hospitalisation rates remain low, although one death has, sadly, been recorded in the Dorset Council area.